Tigo backs Miss ECOWAS Ghana 2012

TELECOMS

-
Image: By Nana Appiah Acquaye
Tigo backs Miss ECOWAS Ghana 2012

By Nana Appiah Acquaye, Accra, Ghana

Keshia Akua Yemoaba Ferguson has won the Miss ECOWAS Ghana pageant, sponsored by Tigo. The event, staged in Accra, was hosted by Tigo Ghana and ECOWAS and included a variety of cultural displays from the ten regions of Ghana by the young entrants.

The Head of Marketing at Tigo Ghana, Tenu Awoonor, said one of Tigo Ghana’s main objectives in operating in the country is empowering the Ghanaian youth,  especially young women, and to encourage them to build their confidence and talent. He added that Tigo is a fun and lively brand that seeks to support and bring more exciting events to Ghanaians.

After the entrants thrilled their fans, judges and the entire audience with peace messages and splendid dance moves, the judges took their turn to ask questions on various subjects including peace and stability in the sub region.  The show also witnessed great highlife and hip life performances from celebrated Ghanaian artists, including Amandzeba, Keche, Gyadu Blay Ambulley and many more.

Keshia Akua Yemoaba Ferguson stood tall amongst her peers and will represent Ghana on the international stage in the Miss ECOWAS Peace Pageant. She also took home GH¢3,000, a fully connected Tigo BlackBerry handset and tablet, laptop, furniture from Lifestyle Galaxy, six pieces of fabrics and an official car.

The first and second runners up were awarded fully connected Tigo BlackBerry handsets and tablets, while Miss Congeniality and Miss Best Peace Message both received BlackBerry handsets.



Share the News

Get Daily Newsletter

comments powered by Disqus

MORE TELECOMS NEWS

Flytxt platform goes live in 3 MTN OpCos

Flytxt has rolled out NEON, its real-time decisioning platform, enabling OpCosto to realise economic value from subscriber events and network data faster and more efficiently. Read More

Musical chairs in the BTCL boardroom

Change has come for the Botswana Telecommunication Corporation Limited Board of Directors with the appointment of its new crop of board members, led by legal expert Daphne Matlakala.  Read More

Kenya mobile subscribers top 31.8m

The Communications Authority of Kenya reports that the number of mobile subscribers in Kenya rose 1.8 percent to reach 31.8 million in the first quarter of this year. Read More

World Bank to help rehabilitate DRC telecoms

Dilapidated, outdated and unreliable telecommunications infrastructure in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be rehabilitated, rebuilt and modernised. Read More

30 phone brands registered with SON

The Phone and Allied Products Dealers Association (PAPDA) at Computer Village, Lagos says it has registered 30 brands of mobile phones with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria.  Read More

TNM dishes out K2.5m in Independence promotion

Premier mobile telecom operator TNM has dished out K2.5m worth of Mpamba value during the first draw of its commemorative promotion as Malawi celebrates 50 years of self rule. Read More

Airtel chief explains Touching Lives initiative

Airtel Nigeria says its launch of Touching Lives, a new corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, is meant to raise hope and inspire people. Read More

Vodacom Mozambique partners with Flytxt

Flytxt, a Big Data analytics solution provider for Communication Service Providers, has announced a strategic tie up with Vodacom, Mozambique’s leading mobile network.  Read More

CEC Liquid Telecom Zambia appoints new MD

The Liquid Telecom Group and Copperbelt Energy Corporation PLC have announced the appointment of Andrew Kapula as Managing Director of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia. Read More

MTN enhances data communications in Western and Central regions

MTN now has over 2275 2G sites and 1090 3G sites in as well as over 4000km of fibre in place in Ghana, to empower customers to do more with voice and data.  Read More

PRESS OFFICES

Sage ERP AfricaSAP AfricaSage Pastel AccountingTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionSage HR AfricaMTN BusinessSchneider ElectricMultichoice

FEATURED STORY

Widening ICT skills gap: Cause for concernWidening ICT skills gap: Cause for concern

Nigeria's FDI gains could be eroded by the widening gap in indigenous skilled ICT manpower, writes Kokumo Goodie.

IN DEPTH

Kenya rolls out e-extension to improve agricultureKenya rolls out e-extension to improve agriculture

In a bid to curb the overwhelmed number of agricultural extension officers in Kenya, the ministry of agriculture is embracing technology with their introduction of E-Extension services, which are aimed at reaching out to over 7 million farmers annually.