The member of parliament for Ningo Prampram constituency, Honorable Sam Nartey George has sent a message to Ghanaians who have still not registered their sim cards. In his recent post on Facebook, Sam George revealed that he is 100% sure and confident that no sim card in Ghana will be blocked on Saturday, 1st October, 2022.
Controversial award+winning Ghanaian journalist and television host Captain Smart has issued notice to whoever has plans on calling him on phone to not waste his or her time because the call will not come through. Speaking this morning on Onua TV/radio Maakye program, Captain Smart said that all his three sim cards he had has been blocked by the National Communications Authority for not registering them.
Political and social activist, Kwame A-Plus has dropped some revelations that may seem surprising to many. In his recent post on Facebook, Kwame A-Plus showed a picture of a textbook which is being studied by students at the Ghana School of law. Inside of the textbook is the case between Kwame A-Plus and Ursula Owusu.
Kwame Asare Obeng popularly known as A Plus has drag the Minister of Communication, Ursula Owusu to the Supreme Court for giving directive to block SIM cards. In a statement released by A Plus on Friday, 9th September 2022, he wrote; "The same government that cannot provide Ghana cards to Ghanaians for SIM card registration must not be allowed to execute a directive by the communications minister that unregistered SIM cards will be blocked by 30th September.
The Vice President at IMANI Africa, Selorm Branttie, has told Ursula Owusu that her action about the SIM card re-registration, is a complete disrespect to the people she will beg to vote for her. In a post shared on his official Facebook page on Thursday, 8th September 2022, Selorm wrote;
Ghanaians are not happy about the recent initiatives taken by the head of the Digitalization Ministry Honorable Ursula Owusu to temporarily block some groups of people who were not able to Register their Sim Cards with their Ghana Cards. It was noted that the deadline to block the sim cards will be on the 30th of September 2022.
Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam Nartey George has today commended the work of the minister for communication honorable Ursula Owusu for her new initiative to lessen and ease communication for people living in Nkwadum in the Sefwi Akontonbra constituency. He beautifully wrote this on his official Facebook wall: So I am excited that we are finally seeing the commissioning of some of these rural telephony sites.
Sometimes people can mistake your silent as being coward. They will begin to know the real person you are when you start speaking to prove a point that, you are not coward but just that you are not ready to speak. Onua TV and Onua FM presenter by name Yaa Titi has proven to Ghanaians that, she is not afraid to speaks about the unacceptable things that Ursula Owusu is doing at her ministry which is not in the delight of the majority of Ghanaians.
As a sector minister of communication, you should be addressing the people of Ghana about what you have accomplished. Instead, you are occupied with blocking SIM card. Any job can be intimidating to start, whether it's a new company or an internal advancement in politics .
The government has announced, that the SIM card registration self-service application is currently available on the google play store for all targeted users. Readers can recall how the sim card registration exercise was faced with several challenges, causing the deadline for the registration to be extended by more than one occasion.
August 4, 2022, the minister of communication and digitisation, Mrs Ursula Owusu commissioned a Rural Telephony site at NKwadum in the Sefwi Akontombra Constituency to enable the people have access to connectivity. In order to provide basic telephone voice and data connectivity to underserved and unserved communities, the government has started construction of 2,016 cell sites under GIFEC's Ghana Rural Telephony and Digital Inclusion Project.
A firm and outspoken media broadcaster, Oheneba Boamah Bennieh descends heavily on the minister for communications, Ursula Owusu Ekuful over her past reaction to the sim cards re-registration. According to Oheneba Boamah Bennieh, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government always tell lies to the Ghanaians and has never spoken the truth ever.
Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the minister for communications and digitalization, has stirred up internet discussion by sharing the award she has received from Glitz Africa for "Excellence in governance 2022" through her Facebook page. The Minister took the opportunity to thank and dedicate the award to her husband for all the abuse he has received because of the nature of her job.
The Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Ms. Ursula Owusu has won the prestigious Glitz African Women of the Year, Excellence in Governance 2022 award. The award is which is given to African women who have distinguished themselves in various social, economic and political fields, this year honoured 13 outstanding women in a colorful event held on the 8th of August 2022 at the plush Kempinksi Hotel Gold Coast City in Accra.
Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu, has warned people who are yet to register their SIMs not to blame their Service Providers, if their inaction cause problems for them. In a post shared on her official Facebook page on Wednesday, 7th September 2022, he wrote that he has informed the media during her most recent meeting that the SIM registration exercise would not be extended past September 30.
The Ghana card and the process of integrating it to one's mobile network can be a source of stress for many Ghanaians; however, the registration of SIM cards has been postponed until September 30, which would reduce some of that burden. On the other hand, this has also given rise to a great deal of controversy.
Yesterday saw the communications minister Hon. Ursula Owusu Ekuful swallowing her pride and extending the SIM registration exercise to 30th September. According to the NPP MP, the extension is to allow the over 62% of SIM cards yet to be re-registered space to do so. She also announced a self service application which will be launched on Tuesday as a means of easy registration.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) National Youth organiser hopeful, Mr Henry Osei Akoto, has descended heavily on the Minister of Communication Digitalization Madam, Ursula Owusu, in a message he titled "solemn message to Ursula owusu....." According to Henry Osei Akoto, members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), particularly Ursula Owusu, should be the last to discuss corruption.
The Minister of Communications and Digitalization, Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, per the new development regarding the extension of the registration date for sim cards to the end of September, 2022, pointed out the flexibilities put in place to encourage Ghanaians and non-citizens with unregistered sim cards to easily register their sim cards.
A facebook post of a colourful commissioning ceremony of a Rural Telephony Site at Nkwadum in the Sefwi Akontombra Constituency by Communication Minister, Ursula Owusu has attracted bashing by some Ghanaian social media users. Ursula Owusu shared pictures of the commissioning with an explanation that the Telephony site at NKwadum was part of an ongoing project for the construction of 2,016 cell sites under GIFEC's Ghana Rural Telephony and Digital Inclusion Project, to provide basic telephone voice and data connectivity to underserved and unserved communities.