Coalition for Digital Equality (CODE) has opened nominations for the inaugural ‘Digital Equality Awards’ in Ghana and Uganda.

A release sighted by Joy News indicated that the nominations will remain open from May 26 to June 27, 2021.

Ecosystem Development Consultant for CODE, Eunice Baguma Ball said,” a prosperous and inclusive digital Africa is possible if we pool our efforts and resources towards that goal. It is for this reason that we have launched the Digital Equality Awards to recognise, particularly, individuals and organisations in Ghana and Uganda for their continued efforts in this space.”

The release noted that the purpose of the award is to “recognise digital impact makers in Ghana and Uganda in order to promote and amplify their work.”

It is to recognsie individuals and organisations, who despite the difficulties during the pandemic, have forged on to enable digital inclusion and improved digital skills for women and girls across the continent.

Award categories include: Digital Skills Champion, Digital Inclusion Innovator, Research and Knowledge Builder and Women’s Entrepreneurship and Investment Champion.