About Us

Ministry of Communications was established by section II of the Civil Service Law, 1993 (PNDCL, 327) as amended by the Civil Service (amendment) Act,2001 (Act 600) and Executive Instrument (EI) 6,2003.

Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communications, Ghana

Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful

Minister of Communications and Digitalisation

Mr. Kwasi Tabi Ag. Chief Director, Ministry of Communications (MoC), Ghana

Mrs. Magdalene Apenteng

Chief Director



The Ministry of Communications (MoC) has the core responsibility of initiating and developing national policies aimed at achieving cost effective information and communications infrastructure and services, for the enhancement and promotion of economic competitiveness in line with the policy guidelines of the Coordinated Programme of Economic and Social Development Policies (2017-2024) - An Agenda for Jobs: Creating Prosperity and Equal Opportunity for All.


The Ministry's goal  is to promote the development of Ghana into a knowledge-Based Society and a smart economy through the use of ICT.


Ministry of Communications (MoC) is to ensure the convergence of communication technologies to facilitate the promotion of a viable integrated national development process within a global setting.


To facilitate the development of a reliable and cost-effective world-class Communications infrastructure and services, driven by appropriate technological innovations and accessible by all citizens to enhance the promotion of economic competitiveness in a knowledge-based environment.


The Policy Objectives as spelt out in the Coordinated Programmes are as follows:

  • To improve ICT infrastructure in rural areas
  • To promote electronic transactions for public and private businesses 
  • To provide access to electronic public information and services
  • To mitigate the impacts of climate variability and change
  • To ensure adequate digital capability to support production and use of ICTs for development.


  • Initiate and formulate ICT policies taken into account the needs and aspirations of the people.
  • Coordinate, monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the performance of the Communications Sector.
  • Develop appropriate regulations to protect consumers and stimulate competition in the communication sector.
  • Build capacity for the ICT sector.

The Ministry fulfils its functions through the delivery of the following programmes and sub-programmes:

  1. Management and Administration
    • General Administration
    • Finance and Administration
    • Human Resource Management and Development
    • Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Research, Statistics and Information Management
    • Information Technology
    • Internal Audit
  2. ICT capacity development
  3. ICT infrastructure development
  4. Meteorological Services
  5. Postal and Courier Services
  6. Data Management and Regulations


The Ministry of Communications is made up of the following agencies and statutory bodies that assist with the implementation of policies related to operational and regulatory framework:

  1. Postal and Courier Services Regulatory Commission(PCSRC)
  2. Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet);
  3. Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE):
  4. National Information Technology Agency (NITA)
  5. Data Protection Commission(DPC)
  6. National Communications Authority(NCA)
  7. Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC)
  8. Ghana Post Company Limited(GPCL)