- 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
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- Ethiopia:As Violence Flares, Internet Goes Dark[VOA] Amid reports of violent clashes that have led to at least 15 deaths, the Ethiopian government has partially blocked internet access to its citizens, suppressing information about the exact scope of the violence and the response of federal security forces.
- Liberia:Smartphones Take Agricultural Data Collection to New Level[Observer] The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) with support and funding from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has engaged several extension workers in a three-day training at the Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI) in Suakoko District, Bong County.
- Nigeria:Telcos, ISPs Frustrating IPV6 Adoption By Networks[Guardian] There are indications that telecommunications operators and traditional internet service providers (ISPs) in the country are frustrating adoption of Internet Protocol version six (IPv6) by other networks, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt.
- Africa:Mobile Money Deal Drives Africa Financial Inclusion[CAJ News] Johannesburg -XPRESS Money, the money transfer brand, has teamed with technology company, Huawei, to drive mobile money services to the world's unbanked populations, especially in Africa.
- Ethiopia:As Violence Flares, Internet Goes Dark
Category Archives: Mobiles for Development
Abstract. This paper reports on a mobile phone application designed to support community health workers in providing family planning counseling to their clients. We adapted the Population Council’s Balanced Counseling Strategy for local conditions and for community health workers and … Continue reading
Emergence of information and communication technologies (ICTs) is expected to boost political development in non-Western societies. This expectation is anchored on the assumptions that ICTs radically alter access to information, dislodge entrenched social cleavages, and unleash new patterns of citizenship … Continue reading
Abstract. Despite the worldwide enthusiasm surrounding mobile-technology based development, very little long term, in-depth empirical research has yet been carried out. Mobile technology’s everyday usage and impact on development remains severely understudied. This research will examine the “buyam-sellam” women in … Continue reading
Purpose: The ability to implement SMS services by responding to SMS requests is largely the preserve of huge organizations having constant internet access. Our purpose was to create affordable SMS processing software that requires no internet connection and can seamlessly integrate … Continue reading
Enhancing Micro-Trading Capabilities through Mobile Phones: The Case of Women Traders in Ghana This paper investigates the impact of mobile phones on the micro-trading activities of women traders in Ghana. The research develops a conceptual model analyzing the impact of … 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
Research concerning mobile phones and financial services in developing countries has undergone rapid growth in recent years. This paper seeks to improve understanding of this expanding research area and in so doing consider the potential for mobile phone applications for the delivery of financial services for the poor. Continue reading