Today, 14th April 2021, the E-Governance and Internet Governance Foundation for Africa (EGIGFA) announced the 38 individuals that have been selected to participate in the 2nd edition of the  Ghana School on Internet Governance (GhanaSIG) programme as Fellows. 

The selected Fellows represent participants from various stakeholder groups.  The aim of the GhanaSIG is to create an avenue for people from diverse sectors and backgrounds to acquire the requisite skills in order to participate meaningfully to Internet Governance discourse at the community, national, regional and the international levels. 

The fellowship programme is scheduled to take place in Accra from 29th June-2nd July, 2021. The hybrid programme is made up of one (1) month online learning sessions and followed by the face-to-face training (if Covid-19 conditions allow). Onsite venue will be communicated soon to participants.

The selected Fellows are as follows:

ItemsNameProfession/Job TitleStakeholder
1Abandoh-Sam JosephSenior LecturerAcademia
2Abugri HannahJournalistGovernment
3Adamadu InnocentDevelopment Consultant (Associate Director)Civil Society (NGO)
4Agra MaxwellProgrammer (Backend Developer)Technical Community
5Ahortor Faraday MichaelAgriculture & Rural Development, Project ManagerInternet End User
6Akakpo AbigailEntrepreneur Business & Commerce
7Akinyemi MayokunDigital Marketing FreelancerBusiness & Commerce
8Amanfu RichardTelecommunications and Information Management. Civil Society (NGO)
9Ayayi JoshuaPrograms OfficerCivil Society (NGO)
10Charnor GodsonEntrepreneur and System AnalystBusiness & Commerce
11Darkwah RaynoldsCompliance OfficerGovernment
12Degbey GodwinDigital Marketer, Creative DirectorInternet End User
13Dennis EmmanuelIT Administrator (Assist. IT Manager)International Organization
14Gyamfi FosterIT Support OfficerInternet End User
15James UkemeobongEntrepreneur Business & Commerce
16Koukoyi EbenezerIT EducationistCivil Society (NGO)
17Kuleke BrightCoordinator Academia
18Kumordzie PrinceEntrepreneur/CEOInternet Service and Connectivity Providers
19Kusime BrightMilitary/Deputy Director Research and Development Security
20Kwadzokpo HarryIT ManagerBusiness & Commerce
21Kwakye GabrielLogistics and Supply Chain professional Business & Commerce
22Leeteye BenjaminBusiness ManBusiness & Commerce
23Majeed IsaacIT Service Desk/System AdministratorInternational Organization
24Manu FranklinaStudentAcademia
25Mawusi ProsperAdministrative AssistantInternational Organization
26Mensah WilliamWebsite DesignerInternet Service and Connectivity Providers
27Nantomah IbrahimLecturerAcademia
28Nimako GriffithsMaster’s graduate Academia
29Nwachukwu ChristianData ScientistTechnical Community
30Nyarko DanielProject CoordinatorTechnical Community
31Ohemeng AlexDemonstratorAcademia
32Okai GeorgeTechnical AssistantGovernment
33Owusu-Addae StephenBusiness Entrepreneur (Digital Marketing)Business & Commerce
34Quaicoo PhilipMeteorologistGovernment
35Sanoussi RachadStudentInternet End User
36Sobeng SolomonIT Professional/Network AdministratorAcademia
37Twumasi MieksData ManageressGovernment
38Zutah PrinceCEOBusiness & Commerce

Note: All information above is self-reported by applicants.

2021 GhanaSIG is convened by the E-Governance and Internet Governance Foundation for Africa (EGIGFA). GhanaSIG is a recognized registered member of the Dynamic Coalition on Internet Governance Schools, a worldwide body sharing best practices on schools on Internet Governance.

We congratulate the 2021 Fellows of the Ghana School on Internet governance for this achievement and wish them an enjoyable Fellowship.

Sarata Omane

GhanaSIG Fellowship Programs Manager

Vice President, Admin and Strategy – EGIGFA