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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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Nokia launches three dual SIM phones in Ghana

In line with its vision to always lead in new innovations in telecommunications devices and accessories, Nokia has officially launched three dual SIM handsets onto the Ghanaian market. The X1-01, C2-00 and Nokia C2-03, were outdoored at a media launch in Accra today, July 18, 2011. The Nokia X1-01 and …

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Digital migration will increase broadband spectrum for mobile phones – ITU Chief Bureau Officer

A Chief Bureau Officer at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), believes that when the world finally migrates to the digital switch, more broadband spectrum will be created. Already, the ITU has warned that if action is not taken to fast-track the growth of mobile broadband, mobile phone users would face …

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Nokia to officially launch dual-sim phones in Ghana

The world’s leading mobile phone manufacturer, Nokia says its dual-sim phones which are already on the Ghanaian market will be officially launched Monday July 18, 2011. Osagie Ogunbor, Head of Communications at Nokia West Africa tells ghanabusinessnews.com that the product is already on the market. “The phones are already on …

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Two Ghana applications in finals of Android Developer Challenge

Two applications developed in Ghana have made it to the finals of the Android Developer Challenger for the sub-Sahara Africa region. The two applications in the Productivity, Tools, Local and Geo category are UniDayz and Esoko. UniDayz is an application that helps university students to better manage and prioritize their …

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Government to use mobile telephony to collate birth, death data

Mr. Haruna Iddrissu, Minister of Communications, on Friday announced that government would from next year attempt to use mobile telephony to collate death and birth statistics across the country. He said in Ghana there was no reliable and accurate information on births and deaths but since the number mobile phone …

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