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E-library project to leapfrog Ghana’s literacy level – Ministry 

The Ministry of Education acting in partnership with the Ghana Library Authority (GhLA), has launched the ‘Mobile Library Project’ for Ghana’s northern sector, at a ceremony in Kumasi. This is to accelerate the pace of literacy which would lead to an informed society to aid Ghana’s development agenda. The Project …

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GRA to introduce e-payment platform for informal sector – Commissioner

Mr Kofi Nti, the Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has said the Authority would soon introduce an e-payment platform for tax payers in the informal sector to make tax payment simple and convenient. He said this would enable small scale taxpayers, who dominate in the Small and Medium …

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IT training, key in E-Justice Implementation – Justice Marful-Sau

Justice Samuel Marful-Sau the Chairman of the e – Justice Steering Committee has urged court registrars and judges of the Judicial Service of Ghana to be up-to-date with technology, so as to bring speed and productivity in the administration of the service. He said Ghana’s judiciary cannot afford to be …

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Court orders accused in NCA trial to open their defence

An Accra High Court on Thursday ordered Eugene Baffoe Bonnie, the former Board Chair of the National Communications Authority (NCA) and four others to open their defence in the trial. The others are Matthew William Tetteh Tevie, the former Director-General, NCA, Nana Owusu Ensaw, a former board member, Alhaji Osman …

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NIA has over 30 million forms in stock

Management of the National Identification Authority (NIA) says it has over 30 million forms in stock and supplies adequate numbers to each registration centre for the exercise. The Authority said it came to the attention of Management of NIA that, prospective applicants at some registration centres were being told that …

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We are taking steps to own our systems – EC 

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Tuesday said it is taking steps to own its Information Technology Systems and Biometric Data Centre instead of leaving them to be managed by STL, an information technology company. The move would enable the EC to have full control of its systems and reduce the …

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KNUST develops first local grain moisture tester

The Department of Agriculture Engineering of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has developed the first locally-made grain moisture tester. The device, known as ‘Grain-Mate Grain Moisture Tester,’ is meant to accurately measure the moisture content in grains and animal feed to enhance good storage. Mr Hero …

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Huawei to launch visionary pop-up camera for Y9 Prime soon

Huawei Technologies will by the end of May, introduce a visionary pop-up camera for the Huawei Y9 Prime 2019, the first time to be introduced in Ghana. The auto pop up camera, according to a statement issued by Integriti News Agency, “is a major contributor to the Y9 Prime 2019’s …

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UPSA lecturer develops migration Mobile App for journalists

Mr Charles Nii Ayiku Ayiku, a Lecturer at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) has developed a Mobile App “MigStories” to facilitate reports on migration. The App is available for download at Google PlayStore and App Store. The development of the functional Mobile App and a Database was funded …

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Bawumia calls for free Internet service in Ghana

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has bemoaned the high cost of Internet service in the country and asked the service providers to consider free internet for Ghanaians. He noted that the low cost of broadband services and availability of Internet in rural communities would aid the government’s digitalisation agenda to …

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