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Handing Over of eCIC at Elmina and Aboso-Central Region

The Deputy Minister for Communications, Hon George Andah officially handed over two Enhanced Community Information Centres (eCICs) to the respective Assemblies in the Central Region on Tuesday 7th November 2017.

Handing Over of Enhanced CIC at Nkoranza, Brong Ahafo Region

The Deputy Minister for Communications, Hon. Vincent Sowah Odotei on Friday, November 3, 2017 officially commissioned and handed over an Enhanced Community Information Centre constructed by the Ministry of Communications to the Nkoranza community in the Brong Ahafo Region.
The Enhanced Community Information Centres (eCICs) are to ensure that every community has access to ICT facilities across the country.

Data Protection Commission Board Inaugurated

The Minister for Communications, Hon Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has inaugurated the Governing Board of Data Protection Commission at a ceremony at the conference room of the Ministry. She called on members of the board to create synergy with other agencies of the Ministry for efficiency in the Communications sector. She said, it was important to protect personal data and that the right to privacy cannot be overemphasized regarding the ambitious infrastructure development programme the government is embarking on for the ICT sector. . 

Entity Tender Committee inaugurated by the Ministry

The Minister for Communications, Hon Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has inaugurated the entity tender committee of the Ministry with a call on members to work strictly within the confines of the public procurement act.
She said this after administering the oath of office and secrecy to the members of the committee at a short ceremony at the Ministry.

MOC Celebrates National Cyber Security Week

The National Cyber Security Week is an annual event which aims to raise awareness of Cyber Crime trends and to highlight the growing importance of cyber security at all levels of business and governance. Cyber Security Week was aimed to build threat awareness of cyber space and anti-cyber-crime initiatives as well as to build the capacity of different stakeholders within the cyber security ecosystem.

Ministry of Communications Embraces Newly Manufactured App – “Rescue Me”

The Ministry of Communications in fulfillment of its mandate has given its support to local technology companies in the country to bring out innovations that will help solve everyday problems in our societies.
 “Rescue Me” is an application designed by Rescue Info-Solutions and Technology Ltd. for prompt responses pertaining to emergency issues in our societies.

Mobile free Roaming for West Africa by 2018

ECOWAS Ministers in charge of Telecommunications and ICT have approved the free regional roaming regulation for ECOWAS Member countries.
The endorsement of the regional roaming regulation came during the 15th Meeting of the concerned Ministers which held on the 6th of October, in Praia Cabo Verde.

Tech in Ghana Conference, Accra 2017

Following the success of the first conference held in London in February 2017, Tech in Ghana will showcase groundbreaking local innovations and provide a platform to highlight, discuss and stimulate the growth of Ghana’s digital development.


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