This article describes the ICT scene in Ghana from 1996 to 2004. The emphasis is on the benefits that distance learners in Ghana will derive from an ICT‐enhanced distance education. The article also draws attention to the efforts made by various governments of Ghana and some agencies to solve the major problems facing ICT‐driven distance education in Ghana. The attention of Distance education providers are made aware of the minor but disruptive operational hindrances to the use of ICT. Some suggestions are made as to how academic libraries in Ghana can assist distance learners now.
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