Ursula Owusu-Ekuful was appointed Ghana’s minister of Communication in 2016. She has also been the NPP Member of Parliament for the Ablekuma West Constituency since 2012. Before that she worked for 10 years as an Associate Attorney and was the acting Managing Director of Western Telesystems, and from April 2008 to January 2009, she was the Corporate and External Affairs Director, ZAIN Ghana. In the run-up to the December 7, 2016 elections, she served as the Chairperson for 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 manifesto 2016. She holds a certificate in Government Integrity from the International Law Institute, Washington DC, a Project Management and Planning Certificate from GIMPA, and a Masters in Conflict Peace and Security from the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre.