Today, 15th July 2020, the E-Governance and Internet Governance Foundation for Africa (EGIGFA) announced the 32 individuals that have been selected to participate in the first ever Ghana School on Internet Governance programme as Fellows. 

The selected Fellows represent participants from various sectors of the society, including government, academia, business, technical, security, civil society, Internet Service & Connectivity Providers and internet end user groups.

The aim of the Ghana School on Internet Governance 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.  The hybrid programme is made up of one (1) month virtual session from 10th August to 10th September 2020 and a face-to-face session  from 11th to 13th November 2020.

The selected Fellows are below:

ItemsNamesStakeholder Group
1Abraham SelbyTechnical Community
2Alex BoaduAcademia
3Annibert NanorGovernment 
4Arnol Alimo Academia
5Barnabas AtangongoBusiness & Commerce
6Belinda Asio AkusikaAcademia
7Benjamin Odoi-LarteyAcademia
8Caleb Kuphe Kwabena AyiteyTechnical Community
9Emmanuel Plange Kurt Internet Service and Connectivity Providers (ISCP)
10Emmanuel Dabbie BotchwayInternet End User
11Emmanuel Asare KwakuInternet End User
12Evelyn Jumbo EwuradjoaBusiness & Commerce
13Frank AnatiTechnical Community
14Franklin Owusu-AkyeampongAcademia
15Gideon Lamptey Nii LanteiBusiness & Commerce
16Godsway Djokoto Seth JokinsonBusiness & Commerce
17Heartwell Baafi Nana Yaa AmoakoaAcademia
18Jerry Akakpo SelormAcademia
19Jesse Asiedu-AkrofiCivil Society
20Jessica Dadzie Government
21Joseph FranceBusiness
22Jutta Amanyo Yvette EyramISCP
23Lavish Mensah MawuenaInternet End User
24Makafui Quashigah KofiBusiness & Commerce
25Nana Kwame Gyamfi Academia
26Prince Kumah SenaInternet End User
27Samuel Lorkpa SenaSecurity
28Seth-Vincent KpodoSecurity
29Samuel Kwasi DansoBusiness
30Stephen DakyiInternet End User
31Theorose Dzineku ElikplimAcademia
32Wisdom Kordorwu KwablaAcademia

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

About GhanaSIG: it 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 very first ever 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