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Ursula tours Girls in ICT Training Centres

The Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has toured some centres in the Western region training girls in ICT.
 
The visit was ahead of the 2019 Girls in ICT celebration to be held on May 27.
 

Ministry of Communications hands over LTE Fibre Asset Management to Lebara Ghana

The Minister for Communications, Hon. Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, in a short ceremony on May 3, 2019, handed over the e-Government Infrastructure to Lebara Ghana Ltd to manage and commercialise for ten (10) years. The government fibre and LTE network was previously managed by the National Information Technology Agency (NITA). 
 

Communications Minister Inaugurates a State-Of-The-Art Broadcasting Studio

The Minister for Communications, Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has inaugurated a State-of-the-Art broadcasting studio for the Wisconsin International University College (WIUC) in Accra on Wednesday, 22nd April, 2019.
 

Minister Demands Cooperation in Fight against Cybercrime

March 18, 2019 
 
Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has called for stronger ties among the 63 member states of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime.
 
According to the Minister, each of the 63 states needs to identify their unique role and obligations to ensure the effective implementation of the Convention. Failure to cooperate effectively, she said, will mean that the various states risk sinking together.

Government Bans Use Of Private Emails for Official Duties

The Government of Ghana has introduced a new measure banning all public officials from using their private emails for transacting official duties.
 
Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful made this known to the media on Friday at the Lansdown Hotel, Aburi at the opening session of the National Cyber Security Technical Working Group first retreat for 2019.
 

Ghana Places 9th On Global Social Media Rankings

March 18, 2019 
 
Millions of Ghanaians may on a daily basis complain about lack of employment opportunities and economic hardships.
 
But despite the fact that they complain of economic hardships and lack of employments, they certainly are not idle on a daily basis but are actually able to raise the resources needed – internet data, smartphones, computers – to keep themselves active on the internet, particularly social media.
 
This has earned Ghana the 9th position globally in terms of hours spent on social media.

Forbes8 App Launched

A Deputy Minister for Communications, Hon. Vincent Sowah Odotei, has advised entrepreneurs to invest in knowledge in the era of digital revolution to grow wealth as government creates an enabling environment to promote business.
 

Inauguration of the Ministerial Advisory Board

The minister for communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu Ekuful has announced the roll out of a number of E-transform projects aimed at improving the efficiency of public service delivery and changing the way government functionaries provide services.
 
The project which seeks to achieve a total digitization of selected government businesses is part of the agenda to transform the economy electronically.
 

Test Transmission on DTT Platform to begin in First Quarter of 2019

Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu Ekuful has announced that transmission on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) platform will begin in the first quarter of 2019. 
 

Communications Minister delivers Ghana's Policy Statement at the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018

 
On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Ghana, I also extend our appreciation to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for hosting the 2018 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference.  We thank you for the warm welcome and the kind hospitality accorded to me and my delegation since our arrival in this smart Dubai city.
 

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