Ghana - SIM card re-registration to start by end of 2015

Telecoms

All mobile phone SIM cards will be re-registered after the National Identification Authority (NIA) finishes distributing the Ghana Cards to citizens by the end of the year, deputy Minister of Communication Mr Ato Sarong has said.

Mr Sarpong said the re-registration has become necessary due to the ineffectiveness of the previous exercise because there was no uniformity in the ID cards used for the registration, a situation he said makes it difficult to authenticate and identify mobile phone uses.

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