[AfrICANN-discuss] PRESS RELEASE : GHANA’S MINISTER OF COMMUNICATION INAUGURATES GHANA NETWORK OPERATORS’ GROUP
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Thu Jul 23 10:53:17 SAST 2009
For Immediate Release
GHANA’S MINISTER OF COMMUNICATION INAUGURATES GHANA NETWORK OPERATORS’ GROUP
Cape Coast, Ghana - On Friday, July 31 2009 Honorable Haruna Idrissu,
Minister of Communication will officially inaugurate the Ghana Network
Operators’ Group (ghNOG). The Ghana Network Operators’ Group is a forum for
sharing technical information amongst technical operators of Internet
services in Ghana.
The inauguration comes off after the Internet Society Ghana Chapter (ISOC
Ghana) in partnership with Internet Society, Network Startup Resource Center
(NSRC) and Africa Network Operators’ Group (AfNOG) organises its first
‘AfNOG Track E0 Localization’ Unix Systems Administration Workshop at the
University of in Cape Coast in Ghana. The workshop is targeted at
Information Technology (IT) personnel working in industry, government,
tertiary institutions and non-profit organizations.
The workshop is aimed at building the capacities of IT personnel in Unix
Systems Administration in Ghana. The Internet Society, Ghana Chapter will be
facilitating the first workshop, but subsequent workshops would be
facilitated and organised by ghNOG. Part of ghNOG’s role would be to
harmonise the activities of network operators locally with the aim of
improving their work and ICT in general.
The initiative to localize ‘AfNOG E0’ in African countries is being
spearheaded by the Internet Society. ‘E0 Localization’ workshops will be
organized twice yearly in July and December/January in Ghana.
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