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Use Radio as a platform for Effective Dialogue - Hon. Andah

The Deputy Minister of Communications George Andah has stressed the need for radio to be used as a platform to promote effective dialogue and civic participation in developmental and socio-economic discourse. 
 
Speaking in Parliament to commemorate the 12th World Radio Day, Mr.Andah said the influence of radio communication on the development of any nation far outweighs the comparative advantage of other media.
 

Inauguration of Ten (10) Installed Automatic Weather Stations for GMET

The Minister for Communications, Hon. Ursula Owusu Ekuful (MP) has reiterated government’s commitment to equip and reposition the Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet) as the best meteorological institution in the sub region. The Minister was speaking at the inauguration of 10 installed Automatic Weather Stations for GMet across the country at Tema.

Communications Minister Calls for Collaborative Efforts on Cyber Crime

 
The Minister for Communications Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has appealed to members of society to collaborate with government to check cyber crime and its negative impact on particularly the youth.
 
This was contained in a speech read on her behalf by Hon. Vincent Sowah Odotei, a Deputy Minister for Communications at a forum to mark Safer Internet Day in Accra.
 

Vodafone Launches ‘Express Wi-Fi’ in Accra

Vodafone Ghana in collaboration with Facebook has launched a new data product as part of its strategy to promote access to reliable and cheap internet with the aim of reaching underserved areas.
 
Dubbed ‘Express Wi-Fi’ by Facebook, it is a product that helps retail entrepreneurs to offer fast and affordable Wi-Fi services at hotspots spread across the communities and residents at James town in Accra, Nima, Maamobi, and Abbosey Okai.
 

Forbes8 App Launched

A Deputy Minister for Communications, Hon. Vincent Sowah Odotei, has advised entrepreneurs to invest in knowledge in the era of digital revolution to grow wealth as government creates an enabling environment to promote business.
 

World Vision Opens Office at Accra Digital Centre (ADC)

A Deputy Minister for Communications, Hon. Vincent Sowah Odotei has cut the sword for the opening of a new office space; World Vision International (WVI) Ghana; a non-profit organization. The office will handle all financial and procurement services of the organization across Africa and other parts of the world.
 

Inauguration of the Ministerial Advisory Board

The minister for communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu Ekuful has announced the roll out of a number of E-transform projects aimed at improving the efficiency of public service delivery and changing the way government functionaries provide services.
 
The project which seeks to achieve a total digitization of selected government businesses is part of the agenda to transform the economy electronically.
 

Test Transmission on DTT Platform to begin in First Quarter of 2019

Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu Ekuful has announced that transmission on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) platform will begin in the first quarter of 2019. 
 

Telesol launches 4G internet service; set to bridge digital gap

The Deputy Minister for Communications, George Nenyi  Andah, Monday, 10th December, 2018 officially launched Telesol, a 4G internet service provider at Fiesta Royale Hotel, Accra
Speaking on behalf of the Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu – Ekuful, Mr. Andah said government would ensure adequate investment into technology infrastructure across the country as well as provide the enabling environment for the private sector ICT players.
 

Communications Minister delivers Ghana's Policy Statement at the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018

 
On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Ghana, I also extend our appreciation to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for hosting the 2018 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference.  We thank you for the warm welcome and the kind hospitality accorded to me and my delegation since our arrival in this smart Dubai city.
 

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