Speaking at the launch of in Accra, the Deputy Minister of Communications, Dr. Benjamin Aggrey Ntim was happy with the introduction of e-commerce in Ghana and called for awareness creation about it. On behalf of the Vice President, the Deputy Minister launched the service.

The board chairman of the company, Abu Millah, said is a one-stop electronic market for all kinds of goods and services in Ghana and the most convenient and time saving shopping experience for everyone, home or abroad.

He said it provides online market for any business that dealt in goods and services; groceries, beauty and health products, real estate, cars, hotels, banking, legal, accounting and auditing services, freight forwarding, and many others.

"Goods come with detailed descriptions and detailed prices in all major international currencies," he explained. "This enables the consumers to make their buying decisions more easily and have shopped-for items delivered to any destination in Ghana or abroad."

With this, consumers can shop in the comfort of their homes, offices or anywhere through the use of the Internet, telephone or fax. Millah said would bring a critical mass of both sellers and buyers together in a manner unprecedented in Ghana. "It is predicted that in the not too distant future, e-market will replace brick and mortar markets," he envisaged.

Ghanaian Chronicle

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