The National Communications Authority (NCA) in collaboration with the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) has today, 27th June, 2017, launched a 3-day training workshop on the theme ‘Economic Regulations’ at the NCA Tower in Accra. The programme, which is the second in the series of a four (4) week capacity building workshop to upgrade its staff and industry stakeholders in new and emerging trends in the communications industry.

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Mr Mpapalika addressing the participants

The participants were drawn from the NCA and the Ministry of Communications with its Agencies including the National Information Technology Agency (NITA), Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), as well as the Mobile Network Operators (MNOs). The programme seeks to provide them with in-depth knowledge of the principles of regulation and current regulatory models in the Telecommunications industry.

In her welcome address, Mrs Abena Asafu-Adjei, Director of the Legal Division of the NCA, urged participants to espouse the programme in order to acquire essential knowledge to enhance their duties as Staff so as to achieve the set objectives of their various Organisations. 



Mrs Asafu-Adjei giving the welcome address

Adding on, the Deputy Director for Managerial Operations of the NCA, Dr Yaw Ani, encouraged the participants to take the programme serious and pledged his support for the on-going and subsequent workshops to come.



Dr Yaw Ani addressing participants

The facilitator for the training program, Ing. Dr. John Andrew Mpapalika, an academician and a telecommunications engineer in Tanzania, in his remarks, expressed his pleasure to share his knowledge and experience with the delegates and encouraged participants to make good use of the period.



Participants of the Capacity Building Program in a Group Picture



Issued by the National Communications Authority,

 No. 6 Airport City, Accra.

Tel: (0)30 – 2776621/2771701 or 050-145-1522/3.


Date – Tuesday, 27th June, 2017


Editor’s Note


About NCA

 The National Communications Authority, (NCA), was established by an Act of Parliament, Act 524 in December 1996, which has been repealed and replaced by the National Communications Authority Act,  2008 (Act 769). The Authority is the statutory body mandated to license and to regulate electronic communication activities and services in the country.