What is taking NIA so long to issue Ghana Cards?

Mr Gary Nimako, a private legal practitioner, has questioned why the National Identification Authority (NIA) is unable to quickly register and issue GhanaCards to citizens. According to him, the obstacles that are preventing the NIA from doing so should be investigated and addressed as soon as possible. He was speaking on TV3’s Key Points on Saturday, September 24, as part of a discussion about the National Democratic Congress’ rejection of the Electoral Commission’s (EC) propo...[Read More]

Double charges on SIM card self-service App being refunded

According to the National Communication Authority, it has begun refunding money to people who were charged twice for using the SIM re-registration App. The Authority launched the SIM Card Re-Registration Self-Service (App) on the Google Play Store to give telecom subscribers another option for completing SIM card re-registration for a GH5 fee. However, following the App’s successful launch, complaints have surfaced, with some claiming that they were charged twice for using the app. While c...[Read More]

SIM card re-registration extended to September 30

The government has extended the deadline for re-registering SIM cards until September 30, 2022. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communications and Digitalization, made the announcement during a press conference held on Sunday, July 31, 2022. “The program will be extended until September 30th to coincide with the anniversary of its inception, giving us a full year.” “Any sim that has not been registered by the end of August will be denied access to certain services, including v...[Read More]