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The Government of the Republic of Ghana has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the eTransform Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

 

Ghana Observes 2018 World Telecoms Day

A symposium has been held as part of activities to observe World Telecommunication and Information Society day by the Ministry of Communications in collaboration with the National Communications Authority (NCA) in Accra on the theme “Artificial Intelligence for social good”. Other activities for the celebration were a flag raising event and opening ceremony.
 

Communications Minister in panel discussion on the Digital Economy in Washington DC

Minister of Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful in panel discussion on the Digital Economy session during World Bank's Spring Meeting in Washington DC

Handing Over of Extended Portion of Eastern Corridor Fibre Optic Backbone Project

A portion of the Eastern Corridor Fibre Optic Extension Project has been handed over to the Government of Ghana. The project certificate was signed by Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister for Communications on behalf of the Government of Ghana and Mr. Jan Plenge, the Export Director of Nokia also signed his part in the Presence of Her Excellency, Tove Degnbol, the Danish Ambassador to Ghana at a brief ceremony in Accra.

Ministry of Communications Inaugurates E-Gates

The Minister for communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has inaugurated biometric e-Gates at the Kotoka International Airport which is part of government’s digitization agenda.
According to the Minister these biometric e-Gates will also help the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) to enhance service delivery by facilitating exchange of information. 

Ministry of Communications Undertakes Clean Up Exercise

Members of staff of the Ministry of Communications undertook a massive clean up exercise early this morning within the premises and the environs of the Ministry. The exercise was done to rid Government’s Business Districts of filth and to complement His Excellency the President’s vision to make Accra the cleanest city in Africa.  

Judges, Prosecutors undergo Cybercrime training

The Ministry of Communications in collaboration with the Council of Europe through the Global Action on Cybercrime Extended (GLACY+) Project, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission and the National Cyber Security Secretariat has organised a four-day (Dec. 5 – Dec. 8, 2017) training programme on cybercrime and electronic evidence for Judges, Magistrates and Prosecutors in Accra.
 

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. . 
 

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.

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