Posts in Statistics Category
Social media is popular in Cameroon but encouraging even greater participation is challenging given the online climate.
The other day, Portland Communications released a new report on how Africa tweets that improves upon a similar analysis from 2011. Two years ago, the goal of the study was to establish a “benchmark for measuring the evolution of Twitter use in Africa.” This time around, researchers examined Twitter trends at a more granular level than before.
Findings of a recent face-to-face survey include how internet use is more common among young Africans, how smartphone ownership remains a luxury, and how nations with a higher GDP per capita have a higher percentage of internet users.
Results of nationally representative, face-to-face surveys tell of growing mobile internet usage in Mali and Somalia.
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.
Only 2 of 22 African nations included in the Web Index 2013 Annual Report (of 81 countries in all) are in the upper half of the rankings.