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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.

Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation holds a two-day retreat with parliamentary select committee

The Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation (MoCD) today, 15th of May, 2021 began a two-day retreat for the Parliamentary Select Committee on Communications at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra to update members of the Committee, especially the new members, on the activities of the Ministry.

Chief Director of the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation engages preparation committee

The Chief Director of the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation (MoCD), Mrs Magdalene Apenteng, has urged members of the Preparation Committee putting together the Ministry’s Sector Medium Term Development Plan, (SMTDP) 2022-2025, to work assiduously to complete the national exercise within the stipulated time of five (5) weeks.

Connectivity challenges will be over soon- Ursula

The Minister for Communications and Digitalization, Mrs Owusu-Ekuful today met with the Minister of Energy, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, officials from the NCA, GRIDCO, GIFEC and CSquared to discuss issues regarding the ongoing collaboration between GRIDCO and GIFEC on the use of GRIDCO’s fiber as a backhaul for the extension of connectivity to rural, unserved, and underserved areas. (Ghana Rural Telephony and Digital Inclusion Project).

Communications and Digitalization Minister visits Postal and Courier Services Regulatory Commission (PCSRC)

Minister for Communications and Digitalization on Wednesday, 21st April, 2021, visited the Postal and Courier Regulatory Commission (PCRC) as part of her tour of the agencies under the Ministry.

Staff complained about the lack of office space and inadequate vehicles to carry out their work. They asked for capacity building for effective delivery of work.

Passage of broadcasting law long overdue-Ursula

Communications and Digitalization Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP) on Friday, 16th of April, 2021 reiterated the need for the passage of a broadcasting law to regulate broadcasting activities in the country.

According to her, the passage of the law was long overdue.

Mrs Owusu-Ekuful (MP) said happenings in the current media landscape was unfortunate and there was the urgent need to regulate activities to bring sanity into the system.

Minister visits Ghana Domain Name Registry

Communications and Digitalization Minister, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP) on Monday 19th April, 2021 visited the Ghana Domain Name Registry (GDNR) as part of her tour of the agencies of the Ministry.

In her interaction with Management and Staff of the GDNR, Minister revealed that the Ongoing digitisation of the entire public sector makes Ghana Domain Name Registry one of the important institutions to help keep data generated here in the country.

Communications and Digitalization Minister visits GI- KACE

The minister for communications and Digitalisation, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP) says plans are far advanced to develop the Ghanaian digital economy policy, an upgrade on the ICT for Accelerated Development (ICT4AD) policy that has been in operation since 2003.

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