Dorothy Gordon on the panel of the Forbes Africa Forum 2015 in Brazaville, Congo
The Director-General of the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE), Dorothy Gordon, has stressed the need for Africa to address policy gaps in e-payments and security in order to reap the full benefits of the digital revolution.
The 2015 Advanced Computing Bootcamp for students in Ghana's tertiary instutions has begun at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT(AITI-KACE) in Accra. The bootcamp is part of the Centre's annual programmes to equip and prepare Ghanaian students for today's global economy using relevant ICT tools. The broader vision of this initiative is to make products from Ghana’s tertiary institutions capable of competing globally at all levels.
Ghana's youth have been advised to take advantage of the opportunities the internet and electronic books offer to add value to themselves. Dorothy Gordon Director-General of the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE) gave the advice at the unveiling and review of the newly developed World Reader Mobile App in Accra.
A students durbar has been held at the Advanced Information Technology Institute with a focus on enhancing the employability of Ghanaian graduates.The durbar brought together students in the various programmes including the Networking Academy, Software development, Database technology and Sandwich groups to interact with faculty and Management of the Centre.The Durbar which is held periodically between students and Management is aimed providing a platform for interactions and roping students views into policies at the Centre.
KOFORIDUA POLY COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS VISIT AITI-KACEStudents from the Computer Science Department at Koforidua Polytechnic in the Eastern Region have visited the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT(AITI-KACE) for their annual educational tour. The student interacted with Management and faculty of the Centre on a wide range of issues including building successful careers, trending technologies.
Ho, Volta Region: Information Communications and connectivity along Ghana's Eastern Corridor has been expanded and is set to drive productive work in Ghana with the commissioning of a National Fibre Optic Backbone infrastructure.
The project which is also known as the Eastern Corridor Fibre Optic Backbone Network spans 800km from Bawku to Ho and links North and South Ghana as well as existing networks and international gateways.
The World Summit Award Mobile is a global initiative to select and promote the world’s best e-content and innovative applications within the framework of the UN. Between now and the end of May 2015, the search is on for Ghana's most exciting, innovative applications with maximum social impact.