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The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) has unveiled plans towards creating Smart Communities in underserved areas within the country. Speaking with Senior Executives from the Africa Policy Division of social media giants Facebook at the offices of GIFEC during a working visit, the Acting Administrator, Hon. Abraham Kofi Asante, underscored the need to […]

GIFEC held a day’s stakeholders consultative meeting in Kyebi, in the eastern region on the relevance and importance of their newest project, Digital for Inclusion (D41) project. The Digital for Inclusion project aims at given free internet access to undeserved or unserved rural communities in the country. The forum aimed at creating and increasing the […]

The Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II has described as “an attack on technology” the directive by the Ghana Education Service banning the use of mobile phones in all Second Cycle institutions in the country. Addressing a GIFEC’s stakeholder forum on Digital for Inclusion Project (Project D4I) at Kyebi, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II stated […]

Mr. Kofi Asante, the Acting Administrator of the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communication (GIFEC) and Mr. Jeffery Konadu Acting Director General of National Information Technology Agency (NITA) both agency of the Ministry of Communications has paid a courtesy call on the Chief Executive Officer of the second largest telecommunication company, Vodafone Ghana, Madam Yolanda […]

A State Attorney at the Attorney General Department Mr. Papa Kow Acquaye has sworn in the members of the Entity Tender Committee of the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) at its Secretariat.The committee as per the Public Procurement Act 663, 2003 and the amended Public Procurement Act 914, 2016 mandate the Committee Members […]

  • (L-R) Cynthia Lumor (Corporate Services Executive, Martin Amoani (Ag. Corporate Affairs Manager, GIFEC), Kofi Asante (Ag. Administrator/CEO, GIFEC), Ebenezer Twum Asante (CEO, MTN) Yahaya Osman Zakaria (Director, Operation GIFEC), Samuel Koranteng (Senior Manager, Regulatory, MTN), William Tetteh (Head of Capital Project, MTN)

Mr. Kofi Asante, the Acting Administrator of the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) has paid a courtesy call on the Chief Executive Officer of telecommunication giant MTN Ghana, Mr. Ebenezer Twum Asante in Accra. The visit was part of his familiarization tour to major stakeholders of GIFEC and as part of efforts to […]

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has presented to the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), a 2017 world champion award in ICT applications: E-environment category for its 112-public emergency response project during the World Summit on the Information Society Forum held in Geneva, Switzerland from the 12-16 June, 2017. The award which was presented […]

  • Zeepay, others unveil Digital for Inclusion (D4I) programme

Accra, Ghana – June 5, 2017 – A collaborative initiative between Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and Zeepay Ghana Limitd (Zeepay), a Digital Financial Services Company, has launched the Digital for Inclusion (D4I) program.  D4I was developed to […]

Ghana’s leading telecommunication network service provider MTN, in partnership with Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) and Ericsson, is extending mobile telephone service coverage to about 40 rural communities under a Rural Telephony Project. Under the partnership, MTN Ghana is the service provider whilst GIFEC acquires all land permits for sites and Ericsson supplies […]

The Acting Director of Finance and Administration of the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), Mr. Henry Nana Agyeman Boateng has inaugurated a six (6) member procurement team at a short ceremony at its Secretariat.Speaking at the inauguration, Mr. Agyeman Boateng charged members of the procurement team to work together and also adhere to […]

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