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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 […]

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), has participated in the just ended 2018 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. WSIS represents the largest annual gathering of the ICT for Development Community, which seeks to provide a global platform for facilitating the implementation of the WSIS Action Lines for […]

  The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), in a joint effort with the Ministry of Communications on Friday 16th February 2018 inaugurated an ultra-modern Community Information Center (CIC) at Abakrampa in the Central Region to promote the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the area. The facility has a computer center […]

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) in order to achieve its mandate and the sustainable development goals is embarking on the Smart Communities Project, which tends to position Ghana as an IT-driven country. The project is being piloted in Asumura, Berekum, Goaso and Asankragua in the Brong Ahafo and Western Regions respectively. It […]