February 19, 2024 Josiah

Former Twitter staff in Ghana finally get pay-off

X, formerly known as Twitter, has settled the severance payments for the staff it laid off at its African headquarters over a year ago, as reported by the agency representing them. The employees, based in Accra, Ghana, were terminated in November 2022, shortly after moving into X’s new office. The company, now under Elon Musk’s […]
4min 1062

February 1, 2024 Josiah

Amazon and Roomba iRobot terminate deal

Amazon and Roomba iRobot have decided to terminate their planned acquisition due to concerns raised by EU antitrust regulators. The acquisition, initially announced in August 2022, faced opposition from the EU, particularly regarding potential infringements on iRobot rivals in online marketplaces, particularly in France, Germany, Italy, and Spain.   The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) […]
3min 570

October 4, 2023 Josiah

Financial loss due to cyber fraud

Ghana has experienced a significant financial setback, with a reported loss of GHS 49.5 million in the first nine months of the year attributed to cyber fraud activities, according to the Cyber Security Authority. This revelation underscores the urgent need to step up efforts to combat cybercrime and protect the digital landscape.   The Cyber […]
2min 2500

September 19, 2023 Josiah

Dr. Opoku Prempeh -Technology transfer, Infrastructure development and deliberate finance way to achieving net-zero.

During a Ministerial session held at the 24th World Petroleum Congress on September 18, 2023, with the theme “Energy Transition and Its Implications for National Development,” the speaker discussed the challenges facing the energy transition conversation. These challenges include limited technological capabilities, low productivity, weak capital markets, and high input costs.   Furthermore, the speaker […]
2min 2299

July 11, 2023 Ben

Anthropic Launches Claude 2.0

Anthropic, an AI startup, recently unveiled its latest major model, Claude 2. This new model showcases significant improvements across vital benchmarks, such as coding, math, and reasoning skills, while reducing harmful outputs. Unlike its predecessor, Claude 2 is more widely accessible in its second iteration. To make it more accessible, Anthropic has launched a beta-test […]
5min 2028

July 5, 2023 Ben

China’s Export Controls Escalate

According to a prominent Chinese trade policy adviser, China’s imposition of export controls on metals used in semiconductors is just the beginning. This move comes as Beijing intensifies its technological rivalry with Washington, particularly in anticipation of U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s upcoming visit. Investors reacted by driving up the shares of Chinese metals companies […]
5min 1544

June 27, 2023 Ben

MTN Ghana Fee Increase Revoked

Scancom PLC, the company behind MTN Ghana, recently informed its customers via SMS that there would be an increase in Mobile Money withdrawal fees starting from July 1. The new fee structure included a fixed rate of GH₵20 for transactions exceeding GH¢2,000 and a 1% charge for transactions below GH¢2,000. This announcement was met with […]
1min 1587

June 10, 2023 Ben

Meta’s New Platform to Compete with Twitter

Meta has revealed plans to develop a text-based social network directly competing with Twitter. This new platform, currently being worked on by Meta’s team, aims to allow users to follow the duplicate accounts they already follow on Instagram, Meta’s popular image-sharing app. The platform may enable users to import their followers from decentralized platforms like […]
3min 2270

About us

Omanghana is an online news portal that provides readers around the world with a greater focus on Ghana and other parts of Africa. Established in 2009, Omanghana regularly publishes articles related to News, Sports, and Entertainment.