First Georgetown ICT hub launched at Agricola

A section of the gathering at the opening of the ICT hub in Agricola (David Papannah photo)

The Ministry of Public Telecommunications yesterday commissioned its first public Information and Communications Technology (ICT) hub for the city, at Agricola, Greater Georgetown, and residents were urged to use the service to improve themselves.

This is the first of 18 hubs which will be placed in communities across the city. Some 400 hubs are expected to be up and running all across the country by 2020.  These hubs will be strategically placed in communities to allow persons to access the internet and online government services.

At the simple launching ceremony young residents were eager to access the computers and experience the internet service.

The National Data Management Authority (NDMA) which….

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