Ghana’s Minister of Communications and Digitisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has announced that the country’s national SIM card re-registration process will start at the start of October. Ghanaians over the age of 15 will have until 31 March 2022 to re-register their SIM cards. As for why this is often necessary, per the news site Ghanaweb, it seems to be, among other things, right down to the increased use of communication services since the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic and also the must facilitate e-education.
Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, is a Ghanaian politician, and a legislator, representing constituents of the Ablekuma West Constituency in the Greater Accra Region. She is the first Member of Parliament for the constituency when it was carved out of the hitherto Ablekuma Constituency. In 2017, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful was appointed the Minister to of Communications and retained her ministerial portfolio in the current second term administration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo.
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Communications and Digitalisation Minister, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, on Sunday, 12 September 2021, met with the Chiefs and people of Esaase and Edawuakurom in the Akontombra Constituency on connectivity issues. The Chiefs were full of praises for the massive roads construction, schools, and portable drinking water brought to their various communities by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
According to Ursula Owusu Ekuful, Minister of Communication, mobile SIM card registration will begin on October 1, 2021. Only your ‘Ghana Card' can be used to re-register your SIM. The six-month exercise will come to a close on March 31st, 2022. According to the Minister, any SIM card that is not registered by the end of the exercise would be blocked.
Today, Friday, October 1, the bulk re-registration of subscriber identity module (SIM) cards across the country will commence. Data from all SIM card users across the country is likely to be collected over the six-month program. The Ghana Card, the country's national ID card, is the only form of identity required for the exercise.
The Ministry of Communication and Digitalisation has set October 1st, 2021 as National Sim Card Re-registration Exercise. According to the minister of Communication and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the exercise will last for 6 months. The minister said people can only register their SIM cards using the National Identification Card (Ghana Card) and citizens eligible to partake in the exercise are those above the age of 15 years.
In September this year, the Minister of Communications and Digitization, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful hinted that a six month sim card re-registration exercise will commence in October this same year. Only persons who are 15 years of age are eligible to partake in this exercise. In addition, no National Health or Voter ID card or any other card will be accepted during the sim card registration, but the only card that will be accepted will be the National ID, in other words the Ghana card.
The Ministry of Communications and Digitisation has received a GHC 10 million support from telecommunications company, MTN Ghana. This support, according to the Chief Corporate Services Officer, Mr. Samuel Koranteng, is to help grow female participation in the IT industry as part of the company’s 25th Anniversary.
You have done well for clicking on this article. Please follow Achiamaa-News for the latest news in Ghana and the world at large. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful is a lawyer, women's rights activist and a Ghanaian parliamentarian representing Ablekuma West constituency. She is currently the Minister of Communications and Digitalisation.
The Vice President of the Republic, His Excellency Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in a few days ago said that re-registration of Sim card will commence in June.The Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West Constituency and Minister for Communication, Hon.Ursula Owusu Ekuful has also added that Ghanaians have six months within which they can register their Sim or suffer the consequences of losing their sim.
The COVID-19 tracker application was made to help the country complete contact following and for people to self-report • Minister of Communications Ursula Owusu-Ekuful months earlier said the tracker application was free, suggesting that a couple of individuals chose for develop the application for the country • A report by Community Development Alliance (CDA-Ghana) and the Commonwealth Foundation at any rate says government spent over US$1 million on the application It appears to be the Communication and Digitization Minister was not being straightforward when she communicated at her screening that the COVID-19 tracker which was outdoored by the public expert in April 2020 was created for the country to no end.
As old as we may be ,there are certain events in our lives that usually makes us emotional and sometimes weeps uncontrollably irrespective of where we find ourselves when we are remembered of those events. Stephen Pambin Jalula the deputy ministerial nominee for roads and highways could not hold back his tears when he appeared before the appointments committee of parliament.
The Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West Constituency and current Minister for Communications and Digitalization, Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has finally reacted to the trending issues on the salaries for Presidential spouses. The lawyer said that she has monitored the media space for quite some time now and realized that some media houses and social media users are throwing dust into the eyes of the general public.
If You Don't Re-register Your Sim Card Within June, This will happen to you - Vice President Warns The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Bawumia has mentioned that Ghanaians will lose their SIM card if we do not Reregister our sim cards with Ghana Card.
In Ghana, there have been a lot of cyber criminals, that hides behind digital systems to commit most kinds of crimes, and this is mostly because of unregistered SIM cards that they use.This makes tracing them becomes very difficult. It is generally believed that, all SIM CARDS are expected to be registered by their owners.
The second gentleman of the country, HE Mahamadu Bawumia has urged all Ghanaians to re-register their SIM card with their National ID Card Number.According to him, doing this will reduce the rate of fraud in the country.He accounted on how fraudsters are using the MoMo transaction to dupe people.
The Veep, speaking today at the renowned Ghana CEO Summit, the 5h edition, has noted that, all Ghanaian's must re-register their SIM cards and also, any individual who fails to take part in the exercise risks losing his or her SIM card.“I expect that the Minister for Communications and Digitalization [Ursula Owusu Ekuful] will soon announce the date for registration of the SIM card.
Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West has encouraged people intrigued by the seat to discover choices as she isn't willing to surrender her position at any point in the near future.Ursula accepts that the solitary thing that can remain among her and the seat is demise and that any endeavor by anybody including her own gathering people to wrestle the seat will yield no outcome.
VP, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia says plans are in progress to guarantee that all Ghanaians with SIM cards re-register them utilizing the National Identification card by the center of this current year.As indicated by him, this is essential for plans to free the country's internet of misrepresentation.