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The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), under the Ministry of Communications, has donated 30 laptops to students with special needs at the University of Cape Coast. The laptops which have been installed with Non-Visual Desktop Access (NVDA) software are meant to replace the use of braille which mostly delays students in their quest […]

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), has been awarded for its excellence in promoting and providing innovative ICT solutions with social impact during the just ended ITU Telecom World Conference 2018. The award, received by Abraham Kofi Asante, Administrator of the Fund, is in recognition of the organisation’s tripartite partnership model and innovative […]

Communication Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has said bridging Ghana’s wide digital divide is crucial to the country’s socio-economic development. As a result, she noted, government is embarking on a deliberate agenda to digitize Ghana—which is an ambitious technological programme of infrastructural development with national broadband infrastructure and connectivity with the unserved and underserved at the heart […]

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 3rd August, 2018, inaugurated the rural telephony project, in Abenaso, in the Eastern Region, which will connect the town and surrounding communities with ICT facilities and telecommunication services. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, President Akufo-Addo noted that despite the significant spread of telecommunications services […]

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) has set a target to achieve a 95 per cent universal access to telephone services in rural communities by 2019. The target, according to the fund, is being set on the back of successes made within the unserved and underserved communities in the country through its Rural […]

Government intends to cover all communities across the country with broadband connectivity, through the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) in collaboration with Mobile Network Operators. Mr. Abraham Kofi Asante, the Administrator of GIFEC, who made this known at a press soiree in Accra, organised by the fund, said as at 2017, about 1,020 […]

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), as part of its mandate to foster the use of Information and Communications Technology in Ghana, has equipped 161 basic schools and Community Information Centres across the with ultramodern ICT laboratories. The purpose of this exercise is to facilitate the study of ICT in these schools, in […]

The Administrator of GIFEC, Hon. Kofi Asante, and GIFEC have been awarded for “Outstanding Contribution to Ghana Information and Communications (ICT)” and “Special Recognition for Connecting the Unconnected”, respectively at the 8th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards. The prestigious annual GITTA event celebrates individuals and institutions whose work promotes innovation and excellence in Ghana’s […]

A new six-member interim management board has been inaugurated for the Accra Digital Centre, to enable it champion the development and management of technology parks and digital centres across Ghana. Inaugurating the board on Monday, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister of Communications observed the importance of the promotion of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to […]

An orientation has been organized for District Focal Persons for the Digitize Ghana module under the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) programme. The purpose of this orientation exercise was to educate trainees on what NABCO entails and enlighten them on their roles as focal persons. The focal persons were drawn from all 254 districts in the […]