Minister for Communications Tours Ghana Tech Lab

The Minister for Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has paid a working visit to the Ghana Tech Lab to engage young entrepreneurs using technology to improve living conditions of the country.

The tour was part of activities by the Minister to familiarise herself with certain key sections under the Ghana Tech lab.

Community Associate for Ghana Tech Lab, Ms Belinda Darkwa, took the Minister round the various sections of the Lab to familiarise herself with operations of the facility.

The Minister used the occasion to encourage all trainees at the centre to take advantage of the knowledge provided to enhance their skills for future endeavours.

She expressed delight at the ongoing work at the centre and pledged the support of the Ministry to ensure that the centre gets the necessary resources to ensure the digital transformation economy.

Some modern laboratories at the centre include the AI lab, Drone Lab, Creative space, Robotic lab, The Maker Space and Digital Media Training Centre.

Accompanying the Minister were Director, Finance and Administration, Mr Alexander Arphul, Representatives from E-Transform Project and the Public Relations team of the Ministry.

Brief overview of Ghana Tech Lab.

Started June 4, 2018, Ghana Tech Lab was established as a strategic ecosystem hub to promote the position of Ghana as Africa’s number one (No.1) centre for highly skilled digital human capital, seeding innovations, and growing start-ups.

It provides a free fertile platform for developing and accelerating innovative and promising ideas to achieve a product-market fit that addresses situations in society.

The Ghana Tech Lab is a joint-venture between Innohub Ghana and Kumasi Hive under the Ministry of Communications’ Ghana’s e-Transform project with funding from the World Bank. 

In collaboration with Mastercard Foundation, the Lab is proud to be part of the solution to youth employment in Africa.