Ghana's digitization drive will be key to post covid-19 economic recovery
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Ghana's digitization drive will be key to post covid-19 economic recovery


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In a press release issued by the IMF, following its assessment of the impact of Coronavirus on the Ghanaian economy, and what the government is doing to recover, the IMF listed digitization as one of government's postive initiatives which will play a key role in Ghana's post covid-19 economic recovery.

Government's digitization drive has seen the massive digitalization of several government services, including the ports, NHIA, application of passports and drivers licences, registration of businesses, among many others.

Ghana's successful digitization drive has been built on a solid foundation of a remarkable delivery of over 15 million digital national identification cards in 4 years, digital addressing system and mobile money inter operability, which has made it possible for Ghanaians to be able to access government services online and pay for same using their mobile phones.


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