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23 February 2017

Ghana@60 committee launches Jubilee Innovation Challenge

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The events sub-committee of the Ghana at 60 Anniversary Committee has launched one of its flagship programs dubbed, “Jubilee Innovation Challenge (JIC)”.

The JIC is a youth challenge aimed at getting Ghanaian youth to develop mobile Apps that can be relevant to the Ghanaian way of doing things in everyday life and in the business sector.

The competition is opened to persons between the ages of 18 to 35 years. The Universal Merchant bank is providing a cash price of Ghc 100,000.00 for the overall winner.

The second runner up will take home Ghc 75,000.00 cash prize to be sponsored by a yet to be named institution.

Addressing the press at the launch of the competition, Managing Director of the UMB  John Awuah, said his outfit is looking forward to very innovative apps that will help shape the social and business sectors of the Ghanaian people.

The Minister of Information, Mustapha Hamid just before launching the competition, urged the youth to take full advantage of the opportunities offered by the competition.

 

Source:

Ghana/StarrFMonline.com

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