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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. […]

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), has provided support for the celebration of International Girls in ICT Day. This support is in relation with GIFEC’s mandate to facilitate capacity building programmes and promote ICT inclusion in the country. GIFEC provided Community Information Centres (Nkwanta Kese, Mamponteng, Nkawie, Ofoase, Kuntunase, Asawase, Aboabo and Kodie) […]

The Ministry of Education is to introduce coding in the basic school curriculum to promote software and website development. Communication Minister, Ursula Owusu Ekuful, says it will also bridge the technology gap between their counterparts in the developed world. She was speaking at a ceremony Friday to mark Girls in ICT Day in Kumasi, the […]

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), is participating in “Transform Africa Summit 2018” in Kigali, Rwanda. Under the theme, ‘Accelerating Africa’s Single Digital Market’, this year’s event is aimed at connecting, innovating and transforming the continent into a knowledge economy thereby driving global competitiveness and job creation. The Transform Africa Summit is also […]

Mr. Ransford Agyei, acting Director General of the Internal Audit Agency has charged members of the GIFEC audit committee to, as part of their responsibilities ensure that GIFEC code of ethics are adhered to at all times. He said this during the inauguration of the Audit Committee of the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications […]