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Company to supply the $320m tablets to SHS students is not registered in Ghana – Report

The company, awarded the contract to supply $320 million worth of ‘Chinese tablets’ to Senior High Students (SHS) is reportedly not registered in Ghana.

According to reports from STATS gh, a data analysis firm, the company, KA Technologies Ghana Limited tasked with fulfilling this substantial contract lacks the necessary registration in the country.

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The contract, aimed at providing tablets to enhance the educational experience of Ghanaian students, was expected to be a significant milestone in the nation’s efforts to improve access to technology in schools.

On September 11, 2023, the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) inked a loan agreement totaling USD 15 million with KA Technologies Ghana Limited.

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The signing ceremony occurred at the Bank’s Headquarters in Lomé, Togolese Republic.

This initiative aligns with the Government of Ghana’s endeavors to integrate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into the educational system, fostering computerization and industrialization while enhancing the livelihoods of its populace.

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Meanwhile, government launched the Ghana Smart School Project, aimed at providing 1.3 million tablets to students in public Senior High Schools and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions.

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