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2018 International Girls in ICT Celebration marked in Kumasi

The Ministry of communications has climaxed this year’s International Girls in ICT Day Celebration with a grand durbar at the great hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi on the theme “expand horizons, change attitudes”. The program which commenced in 2012 has seen several young girls benefit from the initiative from seven regions of the country.

Mexican Ambassador calls on Communications Minister

The Mexican Ambassador to Ghana H.E Maria de Los Angeles ARRIOLA AGUIRRE paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Minister for Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu –Ekuful on Wednesday, 2nd of May, 2018.
The Ambassador called for closer collaboration between the two countries and reciprocal support for their candidatures for re-election to ITU council. She also called for direct flights between Mexico and Ghana to promote tourism and attract investors for socio economic development. 

Communications Minister in panel discussion on the Digital Economy in Washington DC

Minister of Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful in panel discussion on the Digital Economy session during World Bank's Spring Meeting in Washington DC

Handing Over of Extended Portion of Eastern Corridor Fibre Optic Backbone Project

A portion of the Eastern Corridor Fibre Optic Extension Project has been handed over to the Government of Ghana. The project certificate was signed by Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister for Communications on behalf of the Government of Ghana and Mr. Jan Plenge, the Export Director of Nokia also signed his part in the Presence of Her Excellency, Tove Degnbol, the Danish Ambassador to Ghana at a brief ceremony in Accra.

Ministry of Communications Inaugurates E-Gates

The Minister for communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has inaugurated biometric e-Gates at the Kotoka International Airport which is part of government’s digitization agenda.
According to the Minister these biometric e-Gates will also help the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) to enhance service delivery by facilitating exchange of information. 

Ministry of Communications Undertakes Clean Up Exercise

Members of staff of the Ministry of Communications undertook a massive clean up exercise early this morning within the premises and the environs of the Ministry. The exercise was done to rid Government’s Business Districts of filth and to complement His Excellency the President’s vision to make Accra the cleanest city in Africa.  

Hon. Deputy Minister for Communications commissions a Community Information Centre

The Ministry of Communications has commissioned an enhanced Community Information Centre (eCIC) at Abakrampa, Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District in the Central Region as part of its efforts to expand infrastructure for efficient and effective communication nationwide.
Commissioning the outfit on February 16, 2018, the Hon. Deputy Minister for Communications, Mr. George Andah in his speech said the centre is to serve as the district information hub. It is to provide ICT services for all manner of people in the vicinity especially pupils and students of the district.

Appointment of AG. Director General of NITA

The Hon. Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 announced to Board of Directors and Staff of the National Information Technology Agency (NITA) about the appointment of Mr. David Gyewu, as the New Ag. Director General of NITA.


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