Category Archives: Internet and Society

Women in Pink Collar ICT Jobs in Cameroon

Purpose: The advent of information and communication technologies (ICTs) has provided job opportunities for many people in Cameroon. Workers may seek employment with multinational telecom companies or choose to work for cyber cafés which are companies that provide fee-based Internet … Continue reading

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Vers la mise en œuvre d’un outil d’aide de la maitrise du trait de côte littoral camerounaise

Résumé: La côte dans le continent Africain et au Cameroun en particulier constitue de plus en plus un lieu privilégié d’habitat et d’activités socio-économiques. Malheureusement cette forme de mutation s’opère au Cameroun dans une situation d’absence d’information sur les risques … Continue reading

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Using Mobile Technology to Support Family Planning Counseling in the Community

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

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Usage of telecommunication Technology and living standards

Purpose: The study examined the usage of village phone and living standards in the rural households in Nakaseke district in Uganda. This was prompted by the introduction of the village phones especially the Mobile Technology Network village phone in the … Continue reading

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Tribal Portals, Multimedia Content, Illiteracy, and Digital Inclusion

Abstract. The digital divide is affected by many factors but current research efforts on the digital inclusion of illiterate users mainly come from the Human Computer Interaction field through the design of multimedia based user interfaces essentially aimed at improving … Continue reading

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Towards ICT E-government Model for Development Projects Monitoring

Abstract. In recent years, e-government has been adopted worldwide. On the other hand, the developing world and the Sub Saharan African (SSA) countries in particular implement various development projects as means to provide solutions to problems facing their populations. However, … Continue reading

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The Promise of System Dynamics in Sub-Saharan Africa

Purpose: The research explores the use of Systems Dynamics (SD) in managing complexities in SSA. Design/methodology/approach: The overriding objective is a demonstration of the applicability and usefulness of the SD approach in SSA and why it needs to be adopted … Continue reading

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