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President Akufo-Addo meets Yango executives at Russia-Africa Summit

By: Graphic Business
President Akufo Addo with some Yango executives
President Akufo Addo with some Yango executives

Musheg Sahakian, Global Expansion Director for Yango (a service by Yandex, one of the biggest IT companies in the world), and other top managers of the company met President Nana Akufo-Addo, during the first Russia-Africa summit and forum held in Sochi (Russia),from October 23-24, 2019.

President Akufo-Addo encouraged Yandex and Yango to develop their presence in Ghana, and cited the launch of educational programmess that company has already successfully introduced in Russia and other Commonwealth Independent States (CIS).

“By joining the existing ride-hailing market in Accra, Yango provided its locals with the new choice. Competition is always for good, because it motivates all market players to improve, and everyone wins in the end,” Mr Sahakian said.

He added that, “users also get cheaper rides and better services, drivers can earn better money, and the country gets the latest high-level technologies.”