Introduction The world becomes more and more dependent on ICT systems and most of us welcome the many blessings that have come with innovation in the last 10 years. After the start of the mobile revolution, our lives have become unthinkable without mobile and web applications that serve us daily.
Every child must be protected from violence, exploitation, and abuse on the internet – UNICEF Child Online Protection (COP) is a global challenge that needs urgent attention. Children today have varied access to the internet through laptops, desktops, mobile phones, and tablets, with all types of information available to them.
Ghana’s Cybersecurity Act, 2020 (Act 1038) was passed by the Parliament of Ghana and assented by the President into law on December 29, 2020. It is made up of 100 sections and 3 schedules. This Act is to regulate cybersecurity activities in the country; promote the development of cybersecurity and
Data is everywhere—from government statistics to the architect creating new concepts of the world through to companies and businesses analyzing historical data for accurate projections. Similarly, the journalist must have access to data to produce reliable news and stories. By this, we mean open data access. This is the idea
The digital skills sector is ripe for private sector investment and participation. The expression “digital world” is normally used when characterizing digital familiarity and digital education. The digital world is the accessibility and use of digital instruments to convey on the Internet, digital devices, smart devices, and other technologies. There
Mobile Money is the fastest, convenient, but until recently the most reliable means of doing online payments in Ghana. The government of Ghana is striving to build a cashless economy to reduce the risk of people carrying huge cash around. Mobile payments provide a mechanism for conducting financial transactions using
Ghana’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sector has progressed over the past two decades. Digital technologies are at the forefront of development and provide a unique opportunity for countries to accelerate economic growth and connect citizens to services and jobs. Among the main sectors of investments in Ghana, 65% is
The Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) with its partners Codie it!, and TinkerToys, from Leipzig, Germany on 3rd May 2021 successfully launched its Digital Design and Creative Coding Hub in Accra. The event had a splendid setup, hosting about 35 children with their parents, and other invited guests. The
SCRUM is an agile project management framework. In two earlier articles, we explained the advantages of using SCRUM over traditional project management methods in the ICT sector. We also shared our experience with SCRUM in virtual teams and why it helps managers to control their production while working from home
“Support learning processes creatively and successfully with TinkerToys” With a few more days to the grand opening of the digital design and creative coding hub in Accra, IIPGH together with its partners, Code it! and Tinker Toys from Leipzig, Germany is pleased to showcase what is in store for all
The Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana is set to open its long-awaited Digital Design and Creative Coding Hub facility in the first week of May 2021. The digital facility will be opened to the public including artists and creative people, pedagogues, educational and cultural policymakers, local cultural industry enterprises from