Government Digitalization Programme: Making a Valid and Solid Case for KGL Technology Limited

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The Government of Ghana through the Economic Management Team, the  Bank of Ghana, Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPPS), the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Communications, the National Communications Authority (NCA), the Telecommunication Companies such as MTN, Vodafone and AirtelTigo, and a licensed Online Marketing Company and Digital Service provider known as KGL Technology Limited have done tremendously well to enhance the digitalization Programme   of the Government.

Ghana has the baseline infrastructure such as Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGs), Automated Teller Machines (ATMs), POS Switches coupled with Mobile Money Interoperability, all aimed at achieving the digitalization of the Ghanaian economy.

However, we would like to recommend to Government and other relevant stakeholders that, one of the practical ways to further enhance the digitalization project of Government would be through the collaboration with KGL Technology Limited, a licensed online marketing company and digital service provider responsible for the operation of the digital short code *959#.

The *959# has proven to be a very robust platform capable of providing other important digital services apart from the usual business of generating revenue for the National Lottery Authority (NLA).

The digital short code *959# has been well marketed and the brand has an outstanding base, with the potential for serving as a purpose vehicle for other services such as but not limited to:

  1. Payment of Water Bills through collaboration with Ghana Water Company Limited.
  2. Payment of Electricity Bills through collaboration with ECG.
  3. Payment of Cocoa Farmers through collaboration with Cocobod.
  4. Registration of TIN aimed at ensuring Voluntary Tax Compliance. This would be done through collaboration with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).

We believe that, the effective collaboration between KGL Technology Limited and Government of Ghana through the Economic Management Team, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Communications and Digitalization, and other organizations such as the ECG, Cocobod, Ghana Water Company Limited and the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) among others, would help to further strengthen the provision of digital services, e-commerce and the overall digitalization project as championed by the Government of Ghana.


… Signed….

Razak Kojo Opoku

(I/O Psychologist, licensed by Ghana Psychology Council)

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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