Posts in ICT Policy Category
At the AITEC Southern Africa ICT Summit 2014, Mozambique became the third African country and the first in Southern Africa to join the Alliance for Affordable Internet.
The 2014 Reporters Without Borders annual list of Internet Enemies contains Ethiopia and Sudan. Both score high for online censorship.
A technology summit held in The Gambia allowed ICT stakeholders to discuss how information technology can strengthen their economy. By doing so, they hoped to encourage Gambians to participate in the process.
On March 11th, the A4AI coalition hosted Nigeria’s first multi-stakeholder affordable internet forum. Held in Abuja, participants discussed challenges facing cheaper internet access in Nigeria along with how to overcome these barriers to access.
Last month, Rwandan President Paul Kagame wrote an editorial that stresses the need to empower youth through technology to ensure economic growth for Africa.
The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has just released “The Affordability Report 2013″ which attempts to understand why only some countries have succeeded in creating universal Internet access.