- Women in Pink Collar ICT Jobs in Cameroon
- Vers la mise en œuvre d’un outil d’aide de la maitrise du trait de côte littoral camerounaise
- Using Mobile Technology to Support Family Planning Counseling in the Community
- Usage of telecommunication Technology and living standards
- Tribal Portals, Multimedia Content, Illiteracy, and Digital Inclusion
- Electronic Business
- Gender Development
- ICT and Education
- ICT Statistics
- ICT, Poverty and Development
- ICTs in Sub-Saharan Africa
- Internet and Society
- Mobiles for Development
- Multimedia Learning
- Organizational Learning
- Teledemocracy and E-government
- Web 2.0 and Social Networking
- Uganda: Many Mobile Money Agents to Miss Out On Agency Banking[Monitor] Kampala -Thousands of mobile money agents will not qualify to be agents of commercial banks once agency banking is rolled out around the country. In the regulation that awaits being gazetted, mobile money agents that conduct business in temporary kiosks, umbrellas and without specific physical addresses shall be excluded from agency banking.
- East Africa: M-Kopa, Only East African Company On Mit's 2017 List of 50 Smartest Companies[CIO] M-KOPA has been named to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Technology Review's 2017 list of 50 Smartest Companies.
- Kenya: CA Advises Public, Organizations On Preventive Measures for Petya Ransomware Attack[CIO] Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), through the National Kenya Computer Incident Response Team Coordination Centre (National KE-CIRT/CC), has received reports of a ransomware attack dubbed "Petya" and is advising the public and organizations to put in place several preventive measures.
- South Africa: #DataMustFall - R2K Marches On Cell C[R2K] On Thursday 29 June 2017, to mark the end of Youth Month, the Right2Know Campaign in KZN will march on Cell C in Durban to demand a reduction in the costs of data. This follows similar marches on MTN and Vodacom on World Press Freedom Day this year, and on the International Right2Know Day in 2016 respectively. It is particularly worthwhile to note that […]
- Uganda: Many Mobile Money Agents to Miss Out On Agency Banking
Monthly Archives: November 2009
Calling for programmed technology transfer and adoption strategies for sustainable growth of world’s LDCs
The world’s least developed countries (LDCs) remain in a state of a quandary as to how best to partake in the global information age. These countries have historically lagged the world in most aspects of development, and the age of technology presents new challenges. We offer what we believe to be the right strategies for the affected countries to catch up with the rest of the world. Continue reading
On a continent where rolling blackouts, undrinkable water, and fetid mounds of refuse remain the stuff of every day existence, wireless telecommunications services stand out as a rare, perhaps unique, technological success story. Tens of millions of ordinary Africans just like Nchise carry cellphones today, something not even the richest of them could have possessed barely a decade ago. And every month, millions more dial into the 21st century, with profound implications for African economies and societies. Continue reading
This study investigates experts’ assessments of the pertinent factors affecting e-business in developing countries from a theory-based national infrastructure perspective. We surveyed experts (business people, academicians, and officials of governmental and nongovernmental organizations) in e-business in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Continue reading
Improving information systems undergraduate education is an important measure for developing countries to take advantage of information and communication technologies for socio-economic development.
However, the current discourse on development of information systems education programmes in developing countries identifies a gap between proposed models for curriculum development and the adaptation to the local context. Continue reading
Investments in Telecommunications Infrastructure Are Not the Panacea for Least Developed Countries Leapfrogging Growth of Teledensity
Over the last decade, Least Developed Countries (LDCs) have sustained the lowest number of main telephone lines for every one hundred inhabitants (teledensity). LDCs also lag greatly behind other regions of the world in utilizing information and telecommunication technologies. This regression study examines the 48 LDCs worldwide with teledensity of less than one. Continue reading
Teledensity Growth Constraints and Strategies for Africa's LDCs: ‘Viagra’ Prescriptions or Sustainable Development Strategy
Over-dependence of Africa’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs) on the West has been reflected in various socio-economic dimensions. Such dependence has also been reflected in the telecommunications industry of Africa’s LDCs in their quest to improve their historically low teledensity (number of main telephone lines per one hundred inhabitants). Continue reading