Status Reports

Yearly assessments of Africa’s ICT progress:

  1. “Enemies of the Internet 2014: entities at the heart of censorship and surveillance,” RSF, Mar 2014. {RSF}
  2. “Broadband Networks in the Middle East and North Africa,” The World Bank, Feb 2014. {Issuu.com}
  3. “Technology in Africa – 2014 Digest,” Tefo Mohapi, 2014. {Digioh}
  4. “Analysis of ICT-Enabled Youth Employment in Ghana, Kenya, and South Africa,” International Youth Foundation, Oct 2013. {IYF}
  5. “Twitter: pourquoi les dirigeants africains francophones sont-ils si nuls?” Mathieu Olivier, Jeune Afrique, August 28, 2013. {Jeune Afrique}
  6. Sey, A., Coward, C., Bar, F., Sciadas, G., Rothschild, C., & Koepke, L. (2013). Connecting people for development: Why public access ICTs matter. Seattle: Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School. {TASCHA}
  7. “The Resilience of Internet Connectivity in East and South Africa: A Case Study,” Nick Feamster, May 28, 2013. {Connection Management}
  8. “Impact of  the Internet in Africa,” Dalberg, Global Development Advisors, 2013. {Dalberg}
  9. “Planet Blue Coat: Mapping Global Censorship and Surveillance Tools,” Citizenlab, Univrsity of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs, Jan 15, 2013. {Citizenlab}
  10. “The Transformational Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Africa,” eTransform Africa, 2012. {World Bank}
  11. “ICTs for Agriculture in Africa,” eTransform Africa, 2012. {World Bank}
  12. “Freedom on the Net 2012,” Freedom House, Sept 24, 2012. {Freedom House}
  13. “UbuntuNet’s connectivity, peering, transit, and all that,” Duncan Martin, UbuntuNet Alliance, AfPIF 3, August 2012. {ISOC}
  14. “Euro-­IX Update,” Bijal Sanghani, AfPIF 3, August 2012. {ISOC}
  15. WW Online Bullying Survey (Egypt & Morocco). Microsoft, June 21, 2012. {Microsoft}
  16. D. L. Johnson, E. M. Belding, and G. van Stam, “Network Traffic Locality in a Rural African Village,” ICTD’12, Atlanta, GA, March 2012. {UCSB}
  17. “The Arab Digital Vanguard: How a Decade of Blogging Contributed to a Year of Revolution,” Jillian C. York, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Winter/Spring 2012. {Jillian C. York}
  18. “Coworking et économie numérique en Afrique,” AfricanObserver, Feb 3, 2012. {AfricanObserver}
  19. “Which African country is best to do a tech startup? A Decision Framework,” Mbwana Alliy, Jan 18, 2012. {Afrinnovator}
  20. “ICT Competitiveness in Africa,” eTransformAfrica, 2012. {World Bank}
  21. “Understanding the geography and structure of the internet in East Africa,” Laura Mann, Dec 9, 2011. {lauramann.blogspot.com}
  22. “State of fiber infrastructure in Africa,” Eric M.K. Osiakwan, GhanaConnect, 2011. {EuroAfrica-ICT}
  23. “Global Internet Phenomena Spotlight Africa, Fixed Access, Fall 2011,” Sandvine, 2011. {Sandvine}
  24. “ICT access and usage in Sub-Saharan Africa: Digital poverty analysis at individual level,” Alhadji Ly, M., Research ICT Africa, Oct 27, 2011. {Research ICT Africa}
  25. “The Global Information Technology Report 2010-2011,” World Economic Forum, 2011. {WEF}
  26. “Freedom on the Net 2011,” Freedom House, 2011. {Freedom House}
  27. “The Cloud and Africa – Indicators for Growth of Cloud Computing,” Alex Laverty, 2011. {The African File}
  28. “Africa connectivity update,” WIOCC / Hamilton Research, May 3, 2011. {WIOCC}
  29. D. L. Johnson, V. Pejovic, E. M. Belding, and G. van Stam, “Traffic Characterization and Internet Usage in Rural Africa,” WWW’11, Hyderabad, India, March 2011. {UCSB}
  30. “Global Information Society Watch 2010″, GISWatch, 2010. {GIS Watch}
  31. “Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa,” IMF, October 2010. {IMF}
  32. “Telecoms Operator Profiles: Egypt, Nigeria, and South Africa, Aug 20, 2010. {4G Africa Forum}
  33. “Gender Assessment of ICT Access and Usage in Africa,” Volume One 2010 Policy Paper 5, Alison Gillwald, Anne Milek & Christoph Stork. {lirneasia.net}
  34. “Africa ICT Trends and Countries to Watch in 2010,” Feb 5, 2010. {Africa Business Source}
  35. “The Future Is Here – Unevenly Distributed”, Sept 9, 2009. {blogs.uct.ac.za}
  36. “2009: The Year of African Broadband”, Solomon Sydelle, Apr 13, 2009. {Nigerian Curiosity}
  37. “Internet in the Middle East and North Africa,” Helmi Noman, OpenNet, 2009. {OpenNet}
  38. “Internet in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Rebekah Heacock, OpenNet, 2009. {OpenNet}
  39. “The Challenge of Developing ICTs in Africa,” Choike.org, 2009. {choike.org}
  40. “Global Information Society Watch 2009″, GISWatch, 2009. {http://www.giswatch.org/en/2009}
  41. “ICT Africa 2008,” NEPAD Council, 2008. {NEPAD}
  42. “Challenges and prospects of ICT markets in East Africa and the Indian Ocean,” nov@tech, 2008. {share4dev.info}
  43. “The Case for “Open Access” Communications Infrastructure in Africa: The SAT-3/WASC cable,” Association for Progressive Communications, May 2008. {APC}
  44. “Global Information Society Watch 2008″, Abiodun Jagun, 2008. {GIS Watch via APC}
  45. “Connecting Rural Communities Africa Forum 2007,” CTO, 2007. {CTO}
  46. “Africa: Bandwidth Reports”, AfricaFocus Bulletin, Dec 7, 2006. {AfricaFocus}
  47. “Cape Town to Cairo: Connecting Africa,” IDRC, 2006. {share4dev.info}
  48. “The Gender Digital Divide in Francophone Africa,” IDRC, 2005. {APC}
  49. “How people use the Internet today in Africa,” Jean-Michel Cornu, Apr 2005. {UNESCO}
  50. “ICT in Africa: A Status Report,” Mike Jensen, 2003. {share4dev.info}
  51. “Internet Access in Africa: An Empirical Exploration,” Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka and Catherine Nyaki Adeya, May 2002. {intech.unu.edu}
  52. “The great African Internet robbery,” BBC, Apr 15, 2002. {BBC}
  53. “Cyberspace Across Sub-Saharan Africa”, Victor W. A. Mbarika, Mike Jensen, Peter N. Meso, 2002. {vmbarika.com}
  54. “The costs of internet access in developing countries,” Claire Milne, Antelope Consulting, Nov 2001. {share4dev.info}
  55. “Internet Penetration and Infrastructure,” eBusinessForum, Sept 2001. {eBusinessForum}
  56. “African Chapters and Their Role in Internet Development in African Countries,” Tarek Kamel and  Terry Weigler, Apr 2001. {ISOC}
  57. “Facing the Digital Divide: Ensuring Access to Digital Information in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Justin Chisenga, 2001. {share4dev.info}
  58. “African Internet Status”, Mike Jensen, Sept 2000. {UPenn}
  59. “Net Gains: African Women Take Stock of Information and Communication Technologies,” APC – Africa – Women and FEMNET, June 2000. {APC}
  60. “AfricaLink Reports,” USAID, 1999. {USAID}
  61. “The African Internet – A Connectivity Status Report”, Mike Jensen, 1999. {Comnet-IT}
  62. “Africa Telecom 98,” ITU, May 1998. {ITU}
  63. “Africa Rising,” John Perry Barlow, WIRED, Jan 1998. {WIRED}
  64. “Internet Connectivity for Africa: The Status of the Internet and Related Developments,” Mike Jensen, Sept 1997. {ISOC}
  65. “African Telecommunication Infrastructures for Information Access,” Muriuki Mureithi, Summit Strategies, July 1997. (Web Archive) {ifla.inist.fr}
  66. “African Connectivity, Problems, Solutions and Actions: Some Recommendations from Inet’96,” Lishan Adam, UNECA/PADIS, 1996. {africa.upenn.edu}
  67. “Africa on the line?” Lishan Adam, PADIS, April 1996. {FAO}
  68. “Internet in Africa,” Michiel Hegener, Vrij Nederland, March 1996. {africa.upenn.edu}
  69. “Africa, Join the Internet by 1997,” UNECA, Feb 12, 1996. {africa.upenn.edu}
  70. “Symposium on African Telematics – Ethiopia, 3-7 April 1995,” PADIS, Apr 1995. {africa.upenn.edu}