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Talensi Nabdam District Schools get $20,000 ICT centre

A United States of America (USA) team, ‘Gonna go Ghana’, has been praised for providing Information and Communication Centre (ICT), computers and a projector for schools in the Talensi Nabdam District in the Upper East. Mrs Vivian Anafo, the District Chief Executive (DCE), made the commendation on Wednesday in a …

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ITU assigns South Sudan ‘211’ as its international dialling code

The United Nations International Telecommunications Union (ITU) says it has assigned the international dialling code 211 to the Republic of South Sudan, the world’s newest nation following the country’s formal recognition as a UN Member State. South Sudan became an independent state on July 9, 2011. The ITU said the …

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MTN to offer international top-up “‘everywhere you go”

MTN and the leading airtime remittance services provider, TransferTo, have teamed up to offer international mobile top-up services to customers across borders via TransferTo’s global network. International mobile top-up is a cost-effective complement to cash remittances that enables instant and convenient small value transfers in the form of prepaid mobile …

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Glo, Nokia in mega deal in Nigeria

Nigerian telecommunications company, Globacom and world’s leading phone manufacturer, Nokia, have launched a unique bundle offer for Nokia handsets called the ‘Glo Mega Deals’ in Nigeria. The Glo Mega Deal is an array of bundled benefits tailored to suit Nokia handsets and devices. “The Glo/Nokia partnership ensures that there is …

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School authorities want ban on use of mobile phones by JHS students

Some school authorities in the Sunyani Municipality have advocated a ban on the use of mobile phones by Junior High School (JHS) students in schools. The school authorities called on parents to check their children against the misuse of mobile phones and asked students to concentrate on their studies and …

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Globacom to roll out 2G and 3G networks in Ghana

Gloabcom, the sixth mobile operator licensed to do business in Ghana will roll out its services in both 2G and 3G networks when it begins operations, ghanabusinessnews.com has learned. Frederic Sallet, Alcatel Lucent’s  Vice President for North, West & Central Africa told ghanabusinesnews.com in an exclusive interview that the company …

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Ghana’s information sharing infrastructure rolls out fully in August

The common ICT platform that will allow all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as well as Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to share government information among each other will be ready next month, August, 2011. The infrastructure which is provided and coordinated by Ghana’s National Information Technology Agency (NITA) …

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World Bank launches open financial data portal

The World Bank is giving access to its financial data to the public by launching a new open data website known as the World Bank Finances website (finances.worldbank.org) which is the newest addition to the Bank’s open data website. The web portal makes the its financials available in a social, …

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Parliament approves Public Accounts Committee’s Report on IT systems for St Louis SHS

Parliament on Monday approved the report of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament on the information technology systems of St. Louis Senior High School. The report signed by Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah said the Committee had recommended that the school should seek technical assistance from the Ministry of Communications on …

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