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Pioneer Fellows of Ghana School on Internet Governance (GhanaSIG) 2022 announced

Today, 18th April 2022, the E-Governance and Internet Governance Foundation for Africa (EGIGFA), the organiser of the Ghana School on Internet Governance (GhanaSIG) announced the 40 applicants that are selected to participate in the 3rd edition of the fellowship programme.  The selected Fellows represent participants from various stakeholder groups, as shown in the list. 

The aim of GhanaSIG is to create an avenue for people from diverse sectors and backgrounds to acquire the requisite skills in Internet Governance  to enable them to participate meaningfully to discourse at the community, national, regional and the international levels.

The hybrid fellowship is made up of one month online learning sessions and followed by a one week face-to-face training. The face-to-face programme is scheduled to take place in Accra from 28th June to 1st July 2022.

Our 2022 Track Report
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No.  Name Profession/Job Title Stakeholder
1 Adu Sedem Yaw Adolph Lecturer Academia
2 Akakpo Redeemer Godsway Information Security Officer Business and Commerce
3 Alhassan Awal Mohammed Wikimedian (Volunteer) Civil Society (NGO)
4 Amedi Kwadwo Samuel - Technical Community
5 Anguah-Mante Gyanwa Adeline PhD Student  Academia
6 Ankudey Anku Selorm Principal ICT/Library Assistant Academia
7 Apenteng Isaac Information Security Manager Business and Commerce
8 Appiah Sakyi Jacklyn Student  Internet End User
9 Arthur John Kwesi Ninsin Jerold Senior Social Development Officer Government
10 Beganim Maxwell Training Associate Civil Society (NGO)
11 Bichala Nana Akosua Datacenter Manager Internet Service and Connectivity Providers
12 Boampong Gideon Teacher Government
13 Chukwu Nnamdi Benjamin MPhil Student Academia
14 Clerk Worthy Alexander IT Analyst Technical Community
15 Darkwa Sandra Customer Experience Executive Business and Commerce
16 Edah Yao Christian Teacher Academia
17 Fuseini Kamal-Deen Mohammed Facilitator Civil Society (NGO)
18 Gbodzor Jack Kwashie Emmanuel Information Security Manager Security Services
19 Hagan Kobina Mark Deputy Director of IT Security Services
20 Kagyah Manu Osei Tutor and IT Community Engagement Lead Civil Society (NGO)
21 Ketu Kweku Richard Technician Security Services
22 Kportiklah Bright Coding Facilitator Civil Society (NGO)
23 Kwarteng Elaina Student Academia
24 Kwofie Rebecca Student Academia
25 Latsu Kirk Godwin Aquaculture Supervisor Business and Commerce
26 Malor Lesley Carine Statistician Internet End User
27 Mensah Kaiff Akwasi John Registration and Compliance Officer Government
28 Mensah Anum Emmanuel Business Development Manager Internet Service and Connectivity Providers
29 Monney Yaw Joseph Business Application Support Analyst International Organization
30 Norgbe Thywill Enoch Medical Laboratory Scientist Internet End User
31 Ntsiful Linda Communications and Fundraising Officer Civil Society (NGO)
32 Obeng Ebenezer Civil Engineer Technical Community
33 Ofosu Ebenezer Executive Director Civil Society (NGO)
34 Ouedraogo Issouf Alan Wisdom Student Academia
35 Saeed Mohammed Amin Systems Network Engineer Government
36 Saeed Esi Tehminah Co-Founder Civil Society (NGO)
37 Seidu-Adam Faiza Data Privacy Officer Business and Commerce
38 Tetteh Lovia Princess Development Practitioner Civil Society (NGO)
39 Wobil Eduafu Bernard Teacher Academia
40 Yahya AbdulSalam Hassia Head of Projects and Programs Civil Society (NGO)


  1. Abdulkarim Oloyede (Dr), EGIGFA Board Member
  2. Aicha Jeridi Chebbi, Executive Director, NAWC/Cofounder STARTUPNEST
  3. Alejandra Pedro, ISOC Fellowship Programme Manager
  4. Annela Kirats, Programmes Director, E-Governance Academy 
  5. Brice Abba, Community Development Manager, AFRINIC
  6. Edilson Osorio Jr, CEO and Founder, OriginalMy
  7. Emmanuel Gadasu, Vice President, EGIGFA
  8. Emmanuel Vitus, Policy Analyst & IG Expert
  9. Esther Mwema, Founder and Lead Strategist, Digital Grassroots
  10. Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative
  11. Gill Thomas, Director of Engagement, Capacity and Resilience Program. Global Cyber Alliance
  12. Jacob Odame-Baiden  (EGIGFA Co-Founder), Africa Regional Coordinator, IRP Coalition 
  13. Kenneth Adu-Amanfoh, Executive Director, Africa Cybersecurity and Digital Rights Organization
  14. Matthew Van Niekerk, Founder & CEO, SettleMint
  15. Mohamed Farahat, North Africa Representative, EGIGFA 
  16. Raymond Mamattah, Founder and President, EGIGFA
  17. Sarata Omane (EGIGFA Co-founder ), GhanaSIG Fellowship Manager
  18. Siranush Vardanyan, Fellowship Programme Manager, ICANN

Invited Guests

  1. Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative
  2. Seun Ojedeji, Chair, African Regional At-Large Organisation (AFRALO)


  1. Abigail Esinam Akakpo
  2. Bendjedid Rachad Sanoussi
  3. Bright Edujih Kuleke
  4. Emmanuel Anum Mensah
  5. Emmanuel Dabbie Botchway
  6. Frank Anati
  7. Jessica Dadzie
  8. Joshua Ayayi
  9. Lavish Mawuena Mensah
  10. Mieks Frenken Nyarko Twumasi
  11. Prince Andrew Livingstone Zutah

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