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NCA Type Approval Policy generates interest at ITU Telecom World

The Type Approval Program of the National Communication Authority (NCA) is generating some interest among foreign entities attending this year’s ITU Telecom World Conference who want accreditation to test electronic equipment abroad before they are shipped to Ghana.
 

MobileContent pitch CARE 247 at ITU Telecom World

Ghana’s leading mobile value added service (VAS) provider, MobileContent.com is generating investor interest with their CARE 247 digital health service solution at the ongoing ITU Telecom World 2017 in Busan, South Korea.

CTO boss lauds team Ghana at ITU World on Ghana Day

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Union (CTO), Shola Taylor is highly impressed with the collaboration between the public and private sector organization that constituted the Ghana delegation to the ongoing ITU Telecom World Conference in Busan, South Korea.

Ghana’s delegation, led by Deputy Communications Minister Nenyi George Kojo Andah, comprised of five public sector institutions, two private sector institutions and one public-private partnership.

Ghana picks three awards at ITU World

Ghana picked three awards at the just ended ITU Telecom World 2017 Conference in the technologically advanced city of Busan in South Korea.

Team Ghana, led by the Deputy Minister of Communications, Nenyi George Kojo Andah won a certificate of recognition for commitment and participation in the conference and exhibition. The deputy minister received the award on behalf of Ghana, from ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao.

Child Online Protection is my Priority-The Hon. Minister

The Representative of UNICEF, Rushnan Murtaza in a delegation has paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Communications, Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful.

3.9 billion people lack access to ICT, ITU calls for change

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017 conference opened today with an urgent call on governments as well as local and global ICT players to work together and connect the 3.9 billion people who lack ICT access in the world today. ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao, who made the call at the grand opening ceremony, observed that whereas it was refreshing to note that 95 percent of the world today has mobile connections, it is sad to note 3.9 billion people were yet to be connected.

Government embarks on digital inclusion agenda

The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Communications is playing a pivotal role in the development of a robust framework to support the digitisation of the economy in a manner that captures and benefits every citizen.
This is contained in a statement issued by Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful in line with the just opened ITU Telecoms World 2017 Conference in Busan, South Korea.

Beneficiaries of free Senior High School receive encouragement

The Minister for Communications, Hon Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has charged pioneers of the free Senior High school policy to make Government proud for introducing the Policy. She urged the first year students to stay focused by taking their studies seriously and listen to their teachers in order to come out successfully. The Minister said this when she paid a working visit to some Senior High Schools in the Ablekuma West Constituency where she doubles as the Member of Parliament for the area.

Training for NCA’s National Service Personnel launched

A two-month intensive training programme has been launched for one hundred and seventy (170) National Service Personnel attached to the National Communications Authority (NCA) for the 2017/18 service year. The training programme which is tailored to orient and develop them as they get ready to serve in various roles in the Authority, and part of a year-long programme for the service personnel, will further give in-depth insight into the various functions of the NCA in addition to other career-enhancing skills. These are aimed at preparing the personnel for the world of work.

Ghana Marks International Girls in ICT Day

The Ghana-Indian Kofi -Annan Centre in ICT hosted a stakeholder celebration of Girls in ICT day. The day is set aside to motivate young girls in the country and to empower them to consider careers in the growing field of ICT. The celebration was under the theme “Expand Horizons, change attitudes”.

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