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Global IT spending to grow 4.6% in 2010 – Report

As the global economy recovers IT spending will grow and emerging markets will be in the lead. A report by Gartner, a UK-based research company which says on its website it “is the world's leading information technology research and…

Mahama calls for mainstreaming of ICT in school curricular

Mr. John Dramani Mahama, the Vice President, on Thursday called on the developers of school curricular to consider mainstreaming Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into school curricular at all levels. This, he said, would…

NGO returns obsolete computers to UK for recycling

In a bid to ensure responsible electronic waste disposal, CARE Computers for Developing Countries (CARE Ghana), recently shipped more than 300 computers and accessories back to the United Kingdom for recycling. The spoilt items included…

KMA to sponsor five teachers in ICT training in Israel

Mr Samuel Sarpong, Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive, has announced the Assembly’s decision to sponsor the training of five teachers in Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Israel. This followed the selection of 18 Junior and…

Ghana biometric passport to be launched February 3

Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs will launch the country’s biometric passport on February 3, 2010, the GNA reports. In preparation towards the launch, the report says, a training session for Regional Immigration Commanders and…

Schools in Kumasi get Internet access

Eighteen schools in the Kumasi Metropolis will have access to the internet under the Millennium Cities Initiative (MCI)-School Partnership Project. The Project is being jointly undertaken by Zain Communications Limited, Ericsson, a cell…

MTN invests $448m in Ghana in 2009

MTN Ghana invested 448 million dollars in infrastructure and new technology in 2009, Ms. Mawuena Adjo Dumor, Corporate Service Executive, told the GNA on Friday. Out of the amount, 228 million dollars went into infrastructure, comprising…

Minister inaugurates Committee on digital transmission

A national digital broadcasting migration technical committee that would make policy recommendations to government for a smooth and successful transition from analogue to digital transmission, was on Wednesday inaugurated in Accra. Mr.…