Most Zim ministries now online
GOVERNMENTBy BiztechAfrica - Sept. 19, 2012, 2:04 p.m.
By Alfonce Mbizwo, Harare, Zimbabwe
The Zimbabwe Government’s Internet Service Provider (GISP) says it has put 30 of the 32 ministries online under its e-governance programme.
Officials at the GISP stand at the ongoing ICT Africa 2012 exhibition at the Harare International Conference Centre that only the ministries of Labour, Public Service and Social Welfare and Media and Information were still not online, but only because they have failed to provide information.
“We design, develop and maintain all government websites, including the Zimbabwe Government web portal which we also host and we are close to getting all ministries online,” officials told BiztechAfrica.
“The two ministries not yet online are yet to provide content for their websites so we have been unable to create them (websites) for them.”
The exhibition ends today.
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