Minister for Communication and Digitalization for the Republic of Ghana
Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful is the Minister for Communications and Digitalization for the Republic of Ghana and Member of Parliament for the Ablekuma West constituency. Currently, she has oversight of the government’s infrastructure program for the ICT Sector, the development of a robust framework to support the digitalization of the economy, and the scaling up of e-government services with national broadband and total connectivity for the unserved and underserved at the heart of the agenda. She supports the local tech start-up ecosystem and nurtures the development of indigenous technology. She is a woman, disabled person, and technology, advocate.
Mrs. Owusu-Ekuful holds a certificate in Government Integrity from the International Law Institute, Washington DC, a Project Management and Planning Certificate from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, and a Masters in Conflict Peace and Security from the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre. She is a lawyer, women's rights activist, technology advocate, and a product of the University Of Ghana And The Ghana School Of Law. She was called to the Ghana Bar in October 1990.