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Facebook Moves on Payments Plan with Brazil Launch

WhatsApp switched-on mobile payments in Brazil, the first market with full nationwide availability, as parent Facebook reiterated a goal of providing the service across its global footprint.

The WhatsApp payments service offers small peer-to-peer cash transfers and direct retail remittances through the messaging platform

Brazil Suspends WhatsApp Payments

Brazil’s central bank told Visa and Mastercard to stop supporting mobile payments through WhatsApp after only one full week of operation, the latest blow to parent Facebook’s lofty financial services ambitions.

Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications donates to National Ambulance Service

The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications (GCT) has donated some medical supplies to the National Ambulance Service (NAS) part of the mobile industry’s effort to support the national fight against the coronavirus disease.
The medical items including Five thousand (5,000) pieces of nitrile hand gloves and One thousand five hundred (1,500) pieces of nose masks were presented to the NAS.

ROAD & UTILITY CONTRACTORS obstruct telephony and utility service

June 4, 2020.  The Chairperson of the National Engineering Coordinating Team (NECT), Dr. Ing. Kenneth Ashigbey has noted with concern the disruption in the services by Mobile Telecommunication companies as well as other utility service providers due to the activities of road construction engineers, other utility contractors and consultants.