How the smuggling tactics of bribery, vodoo powers & smartness remain today at the Denu-Aflao border from colonial times

Traditional priests invoking prayer

The history of smuggling in Ketu South, first Denu and later Aflao, when the border was re-demarcated after British control of both Gold Coast Colony and Trans-Volta Togoland, started in the 1870s. According to Bersselaar (2014) the African, European and American merchants deliberately converged to establish Denu beach as a port in the 1870s to avoid the payment of duty ...

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Yolanda Cuba – Golf has a new darling!

Asantehene with Yolanda and others

From her first swing of the golf club to completing the required holes in the opening of the Vodafone Asantehene Golf Open, one thing was clear; there was no way anyone was going to believe that it was Yolanda Cuba’s first shot at a proper golf game. Golf is not listed as one of the pastimes of the Vodafone boss ...

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Vodafone empowers SME clients in Ashanti Region


Alongside the sponsorship of the Otumfuo Golf Tournament, Vodafone Ghana has initiated a host of activities to properly engage the people of the Ashanti Region. The company’s enterprise unit, on Monday, engaged a number of its Small and Medium Enterprise clients in an interaction session at the Golden Tulip Hotel. The session was to underline the telecommunication company’s holistic support ...

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Sam Jonah, others to tee-off Vodafone Otumfuo Golf Tourney


Renowned Ghanaian businessman and Executive Chairman of Jonah Capital, Sir Sam Jonah, will join others to tee-off the Otumfuo Golf tournament, which kicks-off on Wednesday May 24th, 2017 in Kumasi. Sir Sam will be joined by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Chief Executive of Vodafone Ghana, Yolanda Cuba and Chairman of the Kumasi Golf Club, Kwasi Attah-Antwi to undertake ...

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Vodafone to headline Asantehene’s Golf Tournament

Asantehene with Vodafone Ghana executives

During the interaction, Ms. Cuba commended the Asantehene for his exemplary leadership in the development of education and sports in the region whilst emphasising the company’s commitment to the advancement and progress of the Ashanti region. “As a company, we constantly seek to develop and nurture fruitful relationships. Our association with this tournament is intended to generate an enhanced brand ...

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Vodafone’s Medical Call Centre partners GLICO Healthcare


To bring holistic healthcare to Ghanaians, Vodafone has taken its innovative medical call-centre, Healthline 255 a notch higher by partnering with GLICO Healthcare; a leading private health insurance provider, to increase access to free medical consultation. The partnership is expected to enhance the call centre’s effectiveness in providing expert medical advice to people in need of quality healthcare at just ...

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Vodafone CEO engages customers on Twitter

Yolanda Cuba

Chief Executive of Vodafone Ghana, Yolanda Cuba, on Wednesday, demonstrated great leadership and commitment when she took to the company’s Twitter handle to respond to queries and questions from its numerous followers. It was a rare opportunity for customers to have an up-close-and-personal interaction with the CEO and the queries came trickling in thick and fast. In a 2-hour session ...

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Nkrumah Circle traders angry at Akufo-Addo for allowing A.M.A officials to sack them

A.M.A officials at work

by: michael eli dokosi /                                    #blakkpeppertins @blakkpeppernews @MystiqMike fb: Blakkpepper Ghana The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (A.M.A.) on Thursday morning dispatched about 40 men to demolish and burn unauthorized structures at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra with the Assembly’s Public Relations Officer, Numo Blafo explaining the move was to enable the capital become a clean city as envisaged by President ...

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Ibrahim Mahama settles debt owed Ghana Revenue Authority

Ibrahim Mahama

by: michael eli dokosi /                                    #blakkpeppertins @blakkpeppernews @MystiqMike fb: Blakkpepper Ghana Holman Brothers Limited and MBG Limited, companies owned by Mr. Ibrahim Mahama have cleared their tax liabilities to the Ghana Revenue Authority. The firms were accused of not paying duties on equipment imported into the country in 2015. The bankers draft seen shows the payment of 2 million One ...

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Vodafone empowers youth with “VIM”

Shatta Wale with others

Telecommunication giant, Vodafone Ghana has launched its latest youth focused product, ‘Vodafone VIM’ at the Trade Fair Centre, La. The product is designed to empower the youth with knowledge, shape their skills, connect them to the things that matter most to them and also reward loyalty.  . Speaking to the media at the launch on Monday, Marketing Director at Vodafone ...

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