Techno Legal Support for E-Governance and Implementation Challenges in Ghana

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Asare-Nuamah Peter http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3122-909X Agyepong ‘Darko Emmanuel

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The Government of Ghana has taken various steps and initiative to provide speedy and quality services to Ghanaians through e-governance but in our legalistic societies, the success of e-governance depends of the availability of legal frameworks and policies. The objective of the study to review and understand the various legal policies and framework that support e-governance in Ghana as well as the challenges of implementing e-governance initiatives. To satisfy the objectives, secondary data were retrieved, reviewed and used for the study. The findings of the study indicate that several polices and frameworks support e-governance in Ghana but their implementations are burdened with social, cultural, political and legal constraints. The study provides some recommendation that is necessary to tackle the challenges of e-governance implementation.

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Peter, A.-N., & ‘Darko Emmanuel, A. (2016). Techno Legal Support for E-Governance and Implementation Challenges in Ghana. S O C R A T E S, 4(3), 47-57. Retrieved from https://socratesjournal.com/index.php/SOCRATES/article/view/225
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Politics, Law and Governance
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Agyepong ‘Darko Emmanuel, Masters Student University of Ghana Business School Ghana

The Government of Ghana has taken various steps and initiative to provide speedy and quality services to Ghanaians through e-governance but in our legalistic societies, the success of e-governance depends of the availability of legal frameworks and policies. The objective of the study to review and understand the various legal policies and framework that support e-governance in Ghana as well as the challenges of implementing e-governance initiatives. To satisfy the objectives, secondary data were retrieved, reviewed and used for the study. The findings of the study indicate that several polices and frameworks support e-governance in Ghana but their implementations are burdened with social, cultural, political and legal constraints. The study provides some recommendation that is necessary to tackle the challenges of e-governance implementation.

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