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RIGHT TO INFORMATION MANUAL

Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation

2nd Feb. 2024

This Right to Information (RTI) Manual is pursuant to the provisions of the recently passed Act, (Act 989) by Parliament and assented to by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa AkuffoAddo. The Act gives substance to the constitutional right to information provided under Article 21 (1) (f) of the Constitution, enabling citizens access to official information held by government institutions, and the qualifications and conditions under which the access may be obtained. In accordance with Section 80, the Act applies to information which came into existence before, or which will come into existence after the commencement of the Act.

 

 

 

A.R.A.P FOR PERSONS AFFECTED 

by the  eTRANSFORM project (CONNECTIVITY)

11th March 2024

The Government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation with funding support from the World Bank is implementing the eTransform (Ghana) Project. The project development objective (PDO) is to improve the efficiency and coverage of government service delivery using information and communication technologies (ICT) , among other things, is aimed at improving the efficiency and coverage of government services delivery using Information and Communication Technology. The project consists of four components: i) enabling environment for electronic Government and Business (digital Ghana); ii) support for digitalisation and connectivity; iii) launch and scale-up of priority digital services and applications, and iv) project management. The project development objective (PDO) is to improve the efficiency and coverage of government service delivery using information and communication technologies (ICT). The original project was approved on October 22, 2013, and became effective on September 19, 2014. It was restructured in January 2018 and is scheduled to close on June 30, 2024.


PROJECTS

Our Mission

Mission

To facilitate the development of a reliable and cost-effective world-class Communications infrastructure and services, driven by appropriate technological innovations and accessible by all citizens to enhance the promotion of economic competitiveness in a knowledge-based environment.

Our Vision

Vision

Ministry of Communication and Digitalisation (MoCD) is to ensure the convergence of communication technologies to facilitate the promotion of a viable integrated national development process within a global setting.

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BRIEFING BY THE MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS AND DIGITALISATION

18th March 2024

In the early hours of 14th March, 2024, The Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation and the National Communications Authority (NCA) were notified of internet disruptions on both the Telecel and MTN networks which had caused a major loss of internet service. Investigations revealed that there had been multiple undersea cable disruptions that had affected Mobile Data and Fixed Data services nationwide on MTN and Telecel. The AT network had not experienced any disruption.

The current internet outage is deeply concerning and has impacted several countries across west Africa including Ghana.
The country has six subsea cables with the first submarine fiber cable landed in Ghana by the SAT-3 consortium of which the Government of Ghana through Ghana Telecom was a member.
Until October 2023 Ghana had five (5) Submarine Cable Providers; SAT-3, MainOne, WACS, Glo and ACE and another cable from the Facebook/Meta led 2Africa consortium landed in November 2023.This 2Africa cable will be live in the fourth quarter this year.

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