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- Ethiopia:Telecom Introduces Electronic Payment System[Addis Fortune] Ethio telecom, the nation's sole telecom provider, has introduced electronic payment services for prepaid mobile recharging. The new system has been made available for customers across the telecom's 214 service centres, while the existing manual payment system will remain functional.
- Tanzania:Mobile Phone Technology Course Gains Momentum[Daily News] ABOUT 12 students of an electrical and mobile maintenance course have completed their theoretical and practical training through VSOMO application powered by Airtel and VETA.
- Namibia:Eengodhi Councillor to Prioritise Network Connections[New Era] Omuthiya -The newly elected councillor for Eengodhi Protasius Neshuku has set as his first priority to fight for telecommunication connectivity in his constituency, given that the majority of his constituency is totally cut from the rest of the world due to the lack network towers.
- Rwanda:Cost, Infrastructure Challenges Holding Back Uptake of e-Payments - Stakeholders[New Times] Last week the central bank launched a new campaign to encourage the business community to embrace electronic payment systems. The move is one of the many efforts aimed at promoting financial technology services that deepen cashless economy. However, the response from the public and business community has been slow despite this and other governmen […]
- Ethiopia:Telecom Introduces Electronic Payment System
Tag Archives: sub-Saharan Africa
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
Over the past three decades, much of the continent of Africa has been viewed as the “forgotten continent”. With her many problems of hunger, epidemics, war, and other related socio-economic problems, the diffusion of the Internet and related technologies might be the last thing to be associated with Africa. Continue reading
This paper gives an overview of core factors mitigating effective transfer of TeleMedicine to Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as a capability for improving the extremely poor state of healthcare delivery systems in that region of the world. Using specific examples of TeleMedicine applications, such as in TeleRadiology and health education, the paper highlights the importance of TeleMedicine in SSA. Continue reading
Exploratory factors of consumer uses of mobile information and communications technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa
Using theories of technology acceptance and technology transfer, we identified factors affecting the use of mobile information and communication technology (mobile ICT) in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), specifically sub-Saharan Africa. From a literature review, we developed a research model to describe factors that impact mobile ICT use and formulated a series of hypotheses about them. Continue reading
The governance problems that most African countries have experienced since independence is nothing new and has received intensive coverage in the press worldwide. A fundamental cause of governance problems in Africa may have been the disinformation of a vast majority of the region’s population owing to inadequate and poor information infrastructure. Continue reading
While Sub-Saharan Africa women have historically assumed the role as both housewives and subsistence farmers, the reality is that these women have few opportunities to become a strong and viable part of modern economies in that region. However, this trend is changing with the exponential growth of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) globally, giving many historically poor and/or un-educated women access to computers, the Internet and other related technologies. Continue reading