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Norwegian Ambassador to Ghana, H.E Gunnar Holm and Communications and Digitalisation Minister, Mrs. Ursula Owusu Ekuful.

14,000 people to benefit from Ghana-Norway DTC partnership

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14,000 beneficiaries will be trained in three(3) years under the Digital Transformation Centre (DTC) Initiative being implemented by the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation...
Internet Children

Two thirds of world’s school-age children have no internet access at home: UN report

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Two thirds of the world's school-age children - or 1.3 billion children aged 3 to 17 years old - do not have internet connection...
Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful

Free Wifi for second-cycle institutions begins in October–Minister

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Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful, the Minister of Communications, has disclosed that the government would begin the roll out of the free Wifi for...
Covid-19

Countering Disinformation and Misinformation in Global Response to COVID-19

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The African Telecommunications Union (ATU) was on Wednesday (29th April 2020) together with other world bodies engaged in a discussion to table strategies and...

Africa Child Online Protection Forum underway

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The Africa Child Online Protection Forum being organized by the Ministry of Communications (MOC) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), is underway at the...
technology

World Standards Day to be celebrated with spotlight on video technology

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The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) will lead the country to join the rest of the world to celebrate the World Standards Day on Monday,...
Artificial Intelligence

AI To Effectively Aid Ghana’s Agricultural Sector

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Ghana has joined the rest of the world to observe the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) on 17th May 2018, which is...
Cybercrime

UN to assist Kenya to develop cybercrime laws

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The UN specialized agency on information communication and technology (ICT) said Thursday that it is providing technical support to Kenya to assist the country...
Telecom World 2017 conference

About 3.9 Billion Still Without ICT, ITU Access

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The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017 conference opened today with an urgent call on governments as well as local and global ICT...

AU Hosts more than 200 high schools girls on 2017 “Girls in ICT” Day

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On Girls in ICT Day, marked annually on the fourth Thursday in April, the African Union Commission jointly with the United Nations International Telecommunication...

Zambia to acquire loan from China for digital migration

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The government in June last year launched its first phase of the digital migration, which covered major cities while the second and third phases...
NASA's MAVEN atmospheric research satellite, shown in this artist's impression, braked into orbit around Mars Sunday evening, kicking off a year of close-range observations to learn more about what caused much of the martian atmosphere to leak away in the distant past. NASA

Zimbabwe seals digitization deal with French telecom giant

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Under the agreement, Zimbabwe will be provided with capacity to deliver 12 free-to-view-channels to 48 Digital Terrestrial Television transmitters which will enable Zimbabwean viewers...
ICT sector

Rwanda to lure ICT investments in the global tech summit

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The global technology event, to be held during Oct. 19-21, will be co-hosted by Rwanda President Paul Kagame and Houlin Zhao, Secretary General of...

South Africa to miss deadline for digital migration

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The South African government on Tuesday assured that television viewers will not face broadcasting disruptions after June 17, a deadline set by the International...
SIM Cards re-registration

West African states understudy Ghana?s mobile number portability success

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Nine West African States Monday converged in Accra to understudy Ghana?s mobile number portability (MNP) operations. They will also tap into Ghana?s knowledge and experience...

Ghanaian group gathers support for safer internet use for children

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A child on-line protection advocacy organization, J-Initiative, has called for safe internet use to tackle cyber bullying in Ghana as the nation joins the...
Kisumu residents following proceedings at the International Criminal Court on television

Zambia mulls digital broadcasting migration blueprint

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Stakeholders in Zambia's broadcasting industry have gathered in Lusaka, the country's capital, to discuss strides towards migrating from analogue to digital television broadcasting, state-run...
Cybercrime

Rwanda to set up Africa cyber security center – official

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Rwanda is to host the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) regional center for cyber security which will coordinate efforts to tackle the rising threat of...

Zambia’s public broadcaster says digital blackout will not cause television blackout

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Zambia's public broadcaster said on Tuesday that people should not panic that there will be a television blackout when the country switches from analogue...

Zambia will not meet digital television broadcasting migration deadline

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A senior Zambian government official said on Friday that the country will not manage to migrate to digital television migration by the stated deadline...
The Secretary-General of ITU, Zhao Houlin (R) chats with Minister Nsengimana on his arrival at Kigali International Airport this evening

The Secretary General of ITU visits Rwanda

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The Secretary-General of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Zhao Houlin arrived in Rwanda last evening for a three-day visit. During his three-day visit, Houlin will meet...
ITU, GSMA and Internet Society

Three Organizations Unite Against Ebola

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At the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the GSMA and the Internet Society (ISOC), announced that they are joining...

ITU Hard Hit By Nelson Mandela?s Passing

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GENEVA, Switzerland, ??ITU membership, management and staff join the people of South Africa and the whole world in mourning the passing of Nelson Mandela,...

In Internet freedom fight, why the ITU matters (for now)

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By Danny O?Brien/CPJ Internet Advocacy Coordinator ( December 15, 2012, UK, Refugee News Network )-For most of its almost-150-year history, the meetings of the International...