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New PURC Database Management System Launched

A state-of-the-art Database Management System (DBMS), for the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has been launched in Accra. It is aimed at providing a secure, reliable, multi-tiered system to enhance the operations of the Commission.

The project was funded by the Korea Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) through the African Development Bank (AfDB). The historic launch was a virtual event on zoom and livestreamed on the PURC’s Facebook page on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

Communications and Digitalisation Minister visits Data Protection Commission (DPC)

The Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP) says the President is keen on using technology to improve the lives of the people in this country and that means Data Protection Commission (DPC) an agency under Communications and Digitalisation Ministry plays an essential role to the digital infrastructure.

Ghanaian youth to provide human resources for global world given the right skills – MoCD Chief Director

The Chief Director of the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs Magdalene Apenteng, says if the youth are given the right skills to enable them to succeed in the digital world, they will provide the human resources for the global world of work within the next 10 to 30 years.

Japan Ambassador to Ghana calls on Minister for Communications and Digitalisation

The Japan Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Tsutomu Himeno, on Wednesday June 2, 2021 paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Communication and Digitalisation, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP), to congratulate her on her re-appointment.

The call was to discuss digital network capabilities and how the minister will improve cooperation between Ghana and Japanese companies in digitalisation.

NCSC staff charged to prepare to defend the country from cyber-attacks

The Minister of Communications and Digitalization, Hon Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has charged staff of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to commit more, work harder and be ready to defend the country from all forms of cyber-attacks.

This came up during a working visit to the Centre in Accra on Tuesday, June 1 2021.

Ignore Social Media Reports on Appointment of CEOs-Ursula

The Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP) has urged management and staff of Ghana Post Company Limited to ignore social media reports on list of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) appointments, adding, “Social media got it all wrong”.

She noted that the President remains the appointing authority and does not do appointment on social media. “Whatever you see on social media is a figment of someone’s imaginations”.

Accra Digital Center to train more young people in ICT -Ursula

The Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP), on Tuesday 1st June 2021 paid a working visit to the management and staff of the Accra Digital Centre (ADC), an agency under the Ministry.

The minister's visit was to interact with management and staff, get an update on the agency’s activities, plans, challenges and how they intend to expand the centre infrastructure to train more young people in the country.

South Korea Ambassador to Ghana calls on Minister for Communications and Digitalisation

The South Korean Ambassador to Ghana, H.E Jung-Taek Lim today, Wednesday May 26, 2021 paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP), to discuss how technology could be used to develop the country in terms of trading and e-commerce.

GDNR creates Awareness on Trademark and Domain Names

The Chief Executive Director of the Ghana Domain Name Registry (GDNR), Mr. Asafo-Aidoo says the GNDR is engaging registrar’s, stakeholders as well as the internet Community to promote internet development in the country.

That he believed will help GNDR take its right place in the internet Community.

Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation to Re-register all SIM Cards from July-December – Ursula

Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP) says all SIM cards and SIM enabled devices would be re-registered from next month and end in December.  All unregistered sims will be blocked.

“We must clamp down on cyber criminals hiding behind the anonymity of digital systems to commit antisocial acts and this exercise is a key part of that campaign” she added.

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