Key Speaker

Hon. Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful

Hon. Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful

Hon. Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful Minister of Communications and Digitalisation - Ghana

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP) is Ghana’s Minister for Communications and Digitalisation and serves as the Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West Constituency within the Greater Accra Region in Ghana.


Mrs Owusu-Ekuful before she was appointed the Minister for Communications in 2017, was a Managing Consultant with N. U. Consult Legal – Governance and Gender Consultants – thereafter she served as the Chairperson of the Social Development Sector Committee – a committee responsible for the development of policy interventions for women, children, persons with disability, the aged and all social intervention policies and programs for the NPP 2016 manifesto.


She worked for ten years as a lawyer at Akufo-Addo, Prempeh & Co. law firm before moving into the telecommunication industry to lead a telecom, technology company.

Ursula, in her professional career has served on different boards and in different capacities.

  • Managing Consultant with N. U. Consult Legal, Governance and Gender Consultants,
  • Executive Member of International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Ghana,
  • Former President of FIDA Ghana
  • Former Vice President of the Africa Regional FIDA International.
  • Member of the Ghana Bar Association,
  • Member of the African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA)
  • Acting Managing Director of Western Telesystems (Westel) (September 2005 to May 2008)  and
  • Corporate and External Affairs Director, ZAIN Ghana (April 2008 to January 2009)


The event is a seminal effort at bringing together all 15 West African countries that makeup ECOWAS to discuss and showcase their efforts at engendering digital economies in the sub-region.

Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria.
31st January to 1st February, 2023
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