Mobile Network Around the country in collaboration with the Ministry of Communication and Digitalization have started implementing punitive measures against customer who are yet to register their sim cards. It can be recalled that on the last day of July, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful announced that Ghanaians who fail to link their Sims to their mobile numbers and get it registered will suffer certain penalties.
Ursula Owusu-Ekuful In ‘Trouble’ As Sam George Gets Ready To Go To Court Over Unlawful Call Blocking
The National Communications Authority under the auspices of the Ministry of the Communications and Digitalization have started implementing punitive measures to telco users who have failed to register their sims with the Ghana card. It can be recalled that there have been various calls by the Ministry headed by Ursula Owusu-Ekuful to get Ghanaians to register their sims.
National Communication Authority (NCA) in Ghana has finally made its last announcement on unregistered SIM Cards which are still used by some Ghanaians in the country. According to the National Communication Authority of Ghana, all unregistered SIM Cards will be blocked from accessing data services on November 20th, 2022 and completely deactivated on Wednesday 30th of November, 2022.
Some Senior High School Students Ghana is growing steadily and Technology is evolving, all senior high schools have been directed not to allow students use phones in schools during Active schooling days. The Minister of Communication, Madam Ursula Owusu Ekuful had Advocated for the use to phones in schools by students calling for the end to the seizure of phones in senior high schools.
Member of parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Sam Nartey George, has promised Ghanaians that their SIM cards will not be blocked if they are unable to re-register them by the deadline. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister for Communication and Digitalization, has set September 30, 2022 as the deadline for SIM card re-registration.
The Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has once more come under attack from the Ningo-Prampram Member of Parliament (MP) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). According to Mr. Samuel Nartey George, the Minister has informally requested Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) to limit some services on SIM cards that aren't fully registered.
The broadcast journalist at Power FM, Oheneba Boamah Bennieh slams the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government and claims the love they have for money has destroyed our land. According to Oheneba Boamah Bennieh, Ghanaians should ask themselves whether the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government can govern the country since their actions indicate a lack of technical know-how and also stealing the nation's money through corruption.
The administration sought legislative approval for three credit arrangements totaling $500 million, but the minority in parliament objected. Included in this are the requests for the Ghana Digital Acceleration Project ($200 million in funding), the Primary Health Care Program ($150 million), and the Public Finance Management for Service Delivery Program ($150 million).
The Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram constituency, Honorable Sam Nartey George has finally reacted to the blockage of the SIM cards. Sam Nartey George said when the Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu Ekuful, and the National Communication Authority (NCA) were about to start these blockages, other notable people spoke to them including the members of Parliament but they failed to listen and brought this disaster upon themselves.
SIM Card Registration Ends Today; Will A New Deadline Be Announced Or Unregistered SIMs Will Be Blocked?
The SIM Card reregistration exercise is scheduled to end today, September 30 after the initial July 31 deadline was extended by two months. While announcing the new deadline on Sunday, July 31, 2022, the Minister for Communication Madam Ursula Owusu-Ekuful said the decision to extend the deadline became necessary following delays on the roll out of a self-servicing registration application.
Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has been under so much attack for her involvement in sim card registrations. The minister for Communications and Digitalization has been criticized for the pressure she has placed on the National Communications Authority and the National Identification Authority to ensure that all sim cards are registered in a limited time.
Today marks the deadline for Sim re-registration as was given by the Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful. However many Ghanaians have still not been able to get their Ghana card and as such have not been able to re-register their Sim cards. Honorable Sam George about an hour ago made a post on his official Twitter handle to put the minds of such Ghanaians at ease.
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.
It’s been 3 weeks in waiting as the much anticipated Self sim registration application is finally out. On July 31 many predicted that the Communications and Digitalization Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful will extend the date for the registration. This was because many who wanted to register hasn’t first acquired their Ghana card.
The National Youth Organiser hopeful for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Henry Osei Akoto, has descended on the Minister for Communications and digitalisation, Madam Ursula Owusu Ekuful with regards to a comment she made about Quick Loan debtors "Evil Corruption". According to him, Ursula Owusu Ekuful, for that matter the New Patriotic Party (NPP), should be the last people to make any comment or tag anyone with corruption.
The Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has commissioned a Community ICT Centre at Agona Abodom, in the Central Region. The ICT Lab forms part of projects under the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications, (GIFEC), which help provide opportunities and facilities to bridge the digital gap in the country.
As part of measures to curb fraudulent acts and ensure secured system, Ghanaians are compelled to register their Sim cards with their National ID primary the Ghana Card. This exercise started some where in October 2021 where all Ghanaians were expected to register their Sim card with their Ghana card.
Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communication and Digitalization, has warned mobile phone consumers to re-register their SIM cards or face sanctions. While warning Ghanaians of the impending deadline, she stated that service providers should not be held accountable for any punitive measures imposed after the deadline. "If you face such a fate as a result of your inactivity, please do not blame your service provider," said a Facebook post on Wednesday.
The Minister for Communication and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu Ekuful, has been honoured with the “Excellence in Governance” award at the 7th Annual Ghana Women of the Year awards. Her ministry in a Facebook post stated that the award is in recognition of her driving Digitalisation in Ghana as well as her role as a Minister for Communications and Digitalisation which has birthed several initiatives and innovations.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), Youth Organiser hopeful, Henry Osei Akoto has asked Ursula Owusu Ekuful, the Minister for Communication and digitalization, to remove the log in her eyes first. Reacting to a comment the minister of communication and digitalisation made concerning quick loan debtors referring to them as evil corruption, hairy face that is very wrong if it is coming from the quarters of the npp.