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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 […]

GIFEC is currently undertaking a training session for teachers in the phase one of the “Coding for Kids” Project, which was launched on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Training has so far been successfully completed in Asankragwa and Nkwantakese in the Western and Ashanti Regions, respectively, where forty-nine teachers were equipped with the requisite skills and […]

Hon. Abraham Kofi Asante, the Chief Executive Officer for Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), has emphasized the need for coding and programming in the life of children to make them grow into better adults. Speaking at the launch of the “Coding for Kids” programme at Asankragwa on Wednesday, Hon. Asante stated that coding […]

Government is to invest an amount of $200 Million into the provision of technological infrastructure to enhance communication and internet reliability towards boosting Ghana’s chances on the international market. Another $100 Million was spent last year on the building of infrastructure that has resulted in the provision of communication networks in most Ghanaian communities. Hon. […]

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