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Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful is the Minister for Communications and Digitalisation for the Republic of Ghana and a three terms Member of Parliament for the Ablekuma West constituency. As the Minister of Communications, she has oversight of the government’s infrastructure programme for the ICT Sector, the development of a robust framework to support the digitalisation of the economy and the scaling up of e-government services with a national broadband and total connectivity for the unserved and underserved at the heart of the agenda. She is passionate about supporting the local tech start up ecosystem, nurturing the development of indigenous technology and encouraging women, children and persons with disabilities to engage in ICT.
Mrs.Owusu-EkufulholdsacertificateinGovernmentIntegrityfromtheInternationalLaw Institute, Washington DC, a Project Management and Planning Certificate from Ghana Institute ofManagementandPublicAdministrationandaMastersinConflictPeaceandSecurityfromthe 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.

  • October1990
    She was called to the Ghana Bar
  • 10 years
    as an associate at Akufo-Addo, Prempeh & Co., Legal Practitioners and Notaries Public.
  • From Sept 2005 to May 2008
    She was the acting Managing Director, Western Telesystems (Westel)
  • May 2008 to January 2009
    the Corporate and External Affairs Director, ZAIN Ghana.

She is a member of the Ghana Bar Association, International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) and African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA).

She is the development Queen (Nkosuo Hemaa) of Akyem Asuom in the Eastern Region of Ghana.


  • Received the ‘CRANS MONTANA FORUM’ S GOLD MEDAL, at its 30th anniversary forum held in Geneva, Switzerland. She joined the late former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings and Former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan as the only Ghanaians to have received the coveted award.
  • Awarded by the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), a Non-Profit Organization of women lawyers for her tremendous work in the protection of the rights of Women and Children.
  • Recognized for her exceptional commitment and participation as a valuable partner in ITU Telecom World