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Pioneer Fellows of Ghana School on Internet Governance (GhanaSIG) 2023.

Today, 31st March 2023, the E-Governance and Internet Governance Foundation for Africa (EGIGFA), the organizer of the Ghana School on Internet Governance (GhanaSIG) announced the 41 applicants selected to participate in the 4th annual edition of the GhanaSIG fellowship programme.  

For this year’s fellowship, 281 applications were received from 21 countries. 

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 which was scheduled to take place in Accra from 27th 30th June to 1st July 2023.

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Ghana School on Internet Governance 2023 Fellows

IDFull NameGenderPositionStakeholder Group
GSIG2301Abeilekpor Julius Kwabla MaleGraduate Student Internet End User
GSIG2302Abusah Daniel MaleBSc. Information TechnologyCivil Society
GSIG2303Agbemenu Comfort FemaleUnemployedInternet End User
GSIG2304Agbenyo Franklin WolanyoMaleICT Depart supervisorGovernment
GSIG2305Ahotor Dennis MaleStudent Academia
GSIG2306Akwetey Bright MaleBusiness owner Business and Commerce
GSIG2307Alhassan Alhassan SulemanaMaleInternet Governance ProfessionalCivil Society, and Government
GSIG2308Ali Faisal MaleCo-founderCivil Society
GSIG2309Ampofo Henrietta FemaleSenior House Officer (Medical Doctor)Government, and Technical Community
GSIG2310Antwi Jemima FemaleExecutive DirectorCivil Society, and Internet End User
GSIG2311Anzagra Lea MaleSenior Lecturer Academia
GSIG2312Appiah Richard FemaleProtocol OfficerInternational Organization
GSIG2313Asante Obed NtiamoahMaleSystem’s programmerSecurity Services
GSIG2314Bennor Deborah MensahFemaleStudent (MPhil Mathematical Statistics)Academia
GSIG2315Boatri Freeman ElikplimMaleCEOBusiness and Commerce, and ISPC
GSIG2316Chinful Ishmael MaleData Protection Practitioner Government
GSIG2317Damenshie-Brown Ruby FemaleSnr. Programs Officer Civil Society
GSIG2318Duah Isaac KwameMaleAssistant RegistrarGovernment
GSIG2319Effah Kelvin DansoMaleGraduate TraineeISPC
GSIG2320Fosua Josephine AkuaFemaleNurseInternet End User
GSIG2321Gbedemah Shika Susan FemaleInformation Security AdvisorGovernment, and International Organization
GSIG2322Godzo Lisa FemaleSocial Media Manager Business and Commerce
GSIG2323Gyan Emmanuel KwadwoMaleWikipedianCivil Society
GSIG2324Kitsi Desmond MaleExecutive DirectorCivil Society
GSIG2325Kplorfia Bridget Eshun FemaleNational Service PersonAcademia
GSIG2326Kubi Godsway MaleIT Support Specialist Civil Society, and Technical Community
GSIG2327Kwakwa Stephen OseiMaleCommunication Specialist International Organization
GSIG2328Larkai Benjamin ValentineMaleHuman Resources Officer and TeacherCivil Society
GSIG2329Litor Mawusenam MaleProject Management/Business DevelopmentBusiness and Commerce, and International Organization
GSIG2330Mane Elias ZoramwineMaleIT OfficerGovernment
GSIG2331Martin Addison MaleSales ManagerBusiness and Commerce, and Civil Society
GSIG2332Nyamadi Makafui MaleLecturer Academia
GSIG2333Nyarkoh Rabbi MaleData AnalystBusiness and Commerce, ISPC
GSIG2334Odoi Francis MaleBank Operations OfficerBusiness and Commerce
GSIG2335Ohene Charlotte EmefaFemaleStudent - Governance StudiesAcademia, and Civil Society
GSIG2336Okunor Nellie FemaleStudent - LLM in IT LawAcademia, and Technical Community
GSIG2337Omedu-Baba Rebecca FemaleProfessional Law StudentGovernment
GSIG2338Rogers Alieu MaleStudent, MPhil. Power Systems EngineeringTechnical Community
GSIG2339Sackey Bernard MaleGlobal IT OfficerCivil Society, and International Organization
GSIG2340Sam Kingsley MaleAdministration/Maintenance Officer Security Services
GSIG2341Syanseke Levy MalePresidentCivil Society
GSIG2342Williams Calvin MaleSoftware DeveloperTechnical Community
GSIG2343Yentumi Persis FemaleAssistant laboratory scientist Government

Faculty and Speakers

  1. Abdeldjalil Bachar Bong, AFRALO Secretary
  2. Abdulkarim Oloyede (Dr), EGIGFA Board Member
  3. Brice Abba, Community Development Manager, AFRINIC
  4. Edilson Osorio Jr, CEO and Founder, OriginalMy
  5. Emmanuel Gadasu, Vice President, EGIGFA
  6. Emmanuel Vitus, Policy Analyst & IG Expert
  7. Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative
  8. Jacob Odame-Baiden  (EGIGFA Co-Founder), Africa Regional Coordinator, IRP Coalition 
  9. Jacqueline HansonKotei, Information Security and Governance expert, Senior Manager, MTN Ghana.
  10. Kenneth Adu-Amanfoh, Executive Director, Africa Cybersecurity and Digital Rights Organization
  11. Raymond Mamattah, Founder and President, EGIGFA
  12. Sarata Omane (EGIGFA Co-founder ), GhanaSIG Fellowship Manager
  13. Siranush Vardanyan, Fellowship Programme Manager, ICANN
  14. Maureen Hilyard, Immediate Past ALAC Chair, ICANN
  15.  Robertson  Nii Nortey, Game Developer, LetiArts
  16. Maud Ashong Elliot, Lecturer, IT Studies Department. UPSA 
  17. Maxwell Beganim (GhanaSIG Fellow) Knowledge Manager and Co-Founder, Wiki Green Initiative.

Invited Guests

  1. Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative (joined virtual)
  2. Seun Ojedeji, Chair, African Regional At-Large Organisation (AFRALO) – joined virtual
  3. Abdeldjalil Bachar Bong, AFRALO delegate
  4. Abdulkarim Oloyede (Dr), AFRALO delegate


  1. Bendjedid Rachad Sanoussi
  2. Bright Edujih Kuleke
  3. Carine Lesley Malor
  4. Emmanuel Dabbie Botchway
  5. Faiza Seidu-Adam
  6. Frank Anati
  7. Jessica Dadzie Asare
  8. Mohammed Amin Saeed
  9. Prince Andrew Livingstone Zutah
  10. Rebecca Kwofie
  11. Wisdom Issouf Alan Ouedraogo

Time with high-flying GhanaSIG fellows featured the following:

  1. Abraham Fiifi Selby, 2020 GhanaSIG Fellow
  2. Bendjedid Rachad Sanoussi, 2021 GhanaSIG Fellow
  3. Frank Anati, 2020 GhanaSIG Fellow
  4. Lavish Mensah, 2020 GhanaSIG Fellow
  5. Stephen Dakyie, 2020 GhanaSIG Fellow
  6. Prince A. L. Zutah, 2021 GhanaSIG Fellow
  7. Jessica Dadzie Asare, 2020 GhanaSIG Fellow
  8. Alhassan Awal Mohammed, 2022 GhanaSIG Fellow, session moderator 


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