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Child Online Protection is my Priority-The Hon. Minister

The Representative of UNICEF, Rushnan Murtaza in a delegation has paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Communications, Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful.

3.9 billion people lack access to ICT, ITU calls for change

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017 conference opened today with an urgent call on governments as well as local and global ICT players to work together and connect the 3.9 billion people who lack ICT access in the world today. ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao, who made the call at the grand opening ceremony, observed that whereas it was refreshing to note that 95 percent of the world today has mobile connections, it is sad to note 3.9 billion people were yet to be connected.

Government embarks on digital inclusion agenda

The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Communications is playing a pivotal role in the development of a robust framework to support the digitisation of the economy in a manner that captures and benefits every citizen.
This is contained in a statement issued by Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful in line with the just opened ITU Telecoms World 2017 Conference in Busan, South Korea.

NCA Board Inaugurated

Hon Ursula Owusu - Ekuful has urged members of the board of the National Communications Authority to help with the Transformation of the Communications Industry with their expertise. She said this at a ceremony to induct the board of NCA into office to steer the affairs of the Agency. The ceremony was held at the conference room of the Ministry of Communications. 

A Major Boost for Cyber Security

The Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, His Excellency Ami Mehl has paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Communications to congratulate her on her assumption of office and invite her to their flagship National Cyber Week Celebration in Tel Aviv, Israel from 25-30 June 2017.

AITI-KACE and GIFEC Youth Mobile Applications Programme

The Ghana-Indian Kofi-Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE) in collaboration with Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communication (GIFEC) launched the Ghana Youth Mobile Application Programme on May 26 in Accra. The Youth Application is an initiative by the AITI-KACE to equip the youth, especially the less privileged in the country with the skills in generating mobile apps.

Fifteen ICT Students Benefit From Huawei Seeds For The Future

Ministry of Communications in collaboration with Huawei a Telecommunications Company has selected fifteen students from some tertiary institutions in Ghana to join other students from 95 countries in the world for this year’s “Huawei Seeds for the Future” in China for a 10-day educational programme. The Launch of the programme took place in Accra on May 19, 2017 with the Minister of Communications, Hon Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Deputy Minister of Communications Hon. George Andah, The Political Counselor of Chinese Embassy to Ghana, Mr. Jiang Zhouteng and Ghana’s Ambassador to China, Mr.

International Telecommunication and Information Society Day Observed In Ghana

Ghana joined the rest of the world to observe World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) on 17th May which is celebrated annually. This year’s event was organized at the premise of the National Communications Authority (NCA) with a symposium on the theme “Big Data Big Impact”. The purpose of the celebration is to mark the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865. Hon.

Minister for Communications Pays a Familiarisation Visit to NCA

On Monday 8th May, 2017, the Hon. Minister for Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, payed a working visit to the National Communications Authority (NCA) to familiarise with the operations of the Authority. The Hon. Minister was accompanied by the Minister for Information, Hon. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid and Deputy Minister for Communications, Hon Vincent Sowah Odotei.

She urged NCA Management of the need for an inter-ministerial or cross-sectorial engagement to deal with these issues

Launch of Busy 4g Brand Repositioning

In its quest to fulfil all promises made to Ghanaians, Government has assured the public that it would assist industries and organisations to pursue growth in whatever business they find themselves. Those were the words of the Deputy Minister for Communications, Hon. George Andah who was the keynote speaker at the launch of busy 4G Brand repositioning.

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