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President Akufo-Addo Commissions 3G Voice/Data site at Atwereboana

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commissioned the first site of the Rural Telephony and Digital Inclusion Project, at Atwereboana in the Adansi South District, in the Ashanti Region.

Commissioning the Site on Wednesday, 4th November 2020, President Akufo-Addo explained that the purpose of the Telephony Site is to ensure the provision of basic voice and data connectivity to underserved areas of the country, to help promote digital inclusion, and reduce gap in the digital divide.

Airteltigo Transfers Ownership to the Government of Ghana

Accra (Ghana), October 27, 2020: The Government of Ghana, Airtel and Tigo are in advanced stages of discussions for the transfer of AirtelTigo shares to the Government of Ghana along with all customers, assets and agreed liabilities.                                                                                                      

The Data Protection Commission launches new Registration and Compliance Software and announces Amnesty

The Data Protection Commission officially launched a new Registration and Compliance Software on Thursday 8th October 2020, under the theme: Enabling Transparency towards Trustworthy Transformation.”

Ministry of Communications launches Security Operations Centre

The Ministry of Communications, through the National Information Technology Agency (NITA), has launched the Security Operations Centre (SOC), aimed at improving security of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

The establishment of the new security infrastructure comes as an additional effort by the Government to minimize Cybercrime in the country and forms part of activities to mark the 2020 edition of the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM).

GCTU Builds Capacity of RSIM Staff of the Ministry of Communications

As part of effort to equip officers of the Research, Statistics, and Information Management Directorate (RSIMD) of the Ministry of Communications to deliver effectively on their core mandate, the Ministry in Conjunction with the Ghana Communications Technology University, organized a two-day Research Workshop for the Directorate as well as selected officers from other Directorates and an Agency of the Ministry of Communications.

Child Online Protection Portal Launched

The Ministry of Communications through the National Cyber Security Center on Thursday October 1, 2020 launched the Child Online Protection Portal (COPP) at the Accra Digital Centre in the Greater Accra Region as part of activities for the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). The portal is designed to protect children from online sexual harassment and other internet related abuses.

Press Release: National Cyber Security Awareness Month to be Launched on October 1

The Ministry of Communications through the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), an agency with the mandate to coordinate Ghana’s cybersecurity development, will hold its annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) from 1st to 31st October, 2020.

Free Wifi for Senior High Schools – Ursula Owusu- Ekuful

Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has indicated that government would begin the roll-out of free Wifi for Senior High Schools (SHSs) in October, this year.

She said despite the shutdown of schools due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, it was important that the country prepares for the future.

The Ministry of Communications to support the efforts of the CID- Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP)

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service in collaboration with the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF), have inaugurated a model child protection forensic lab at the CID headquarters in Accra on Thursday, 27th April, 2020.

The aim of the laboratory is to assist the CID to combat child online pornography and offer digital forensic services to assist investigations. Funded by the CID and the UNICEF, the digital forensic laboratory will serve as investigative needs for children and young people.

Speaking Notes for Minister of Communications on the Launch of the Gh COVID-19 App Upgrade at Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence

Hon. Ministers

The Director General of the Ghana Health Service

Distinguished Personalities

Invited Guest

Friends from the Media

Ladies and Gentlemen


Some 5 months ago, on Easter Monday, April 13, 2020, the government through the Ministry of Communications launched the GH COVID 19 Symptoms Tracker App as our response to use technology to fight the Coronavirus pandemic.


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