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Ghana to become ICT Hub for West Africa – Ursula Owusu 


The Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful.

The Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has reiterated the government’s steadfast commitment to leveraging technology to propel development and foster economic growth.

Speaking at the 12th Information Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) Conference in Accra, Mrs. Owusu-Ekuful emphasised the pivotal role that technology plays in shaping the country’s future.

According to her, since 2017, the country has made significant strides in its digital transformation journey.

She noted that the expansion of broadband infrastructure and the promotion of digital literacy initiatives are evident that the government has laid the groundwork for a future where “technology serves as a driving force for socio-economic advancement”.

Mrs Ekuful said necessary measures are being put in place to make Ghana the ICT hub for West Africa.

Mrs. Owusu-Ekuful said initiatives such as the Mobile Money Interoperability Platform, which allows direct and seamless transfer of funds from one mobile money wallet to another mobile money wallet across networks and with bank accounts, brought meaning to our financial inclusion policy.

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