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Few African governments offer a suite of online services for citizens. In fact, nearly one-third of African countries are in the bottom 10 percent of the world rankings. That, however, is changing, and there are dozens of successful African examples of e-government initiatives.
We take a deeper dive on top stories of the week including solar-powered schools, lower tariffs for Gabon, South Africa’s access divide, Africa’s mobile money lead, African 5G, Eritrea’s internet stats, and Libyan voter registration.
Most African markets have a regulatory body and 75% have mobile competition. However, half still don’t have a fully privatized incumbent operator and 25% lack a competitive international gateway.
Our top 10 stories from the past week feature themes relating to mobile money, tech ecosystems, local content, solar power, and more.
The Mozambican Government has made reforms to support national Internet development. Despite these steps, the nation still lags much of the continent in terms of connectivity.
In the African context, home internet access statistics should be looked at with a wary eye. Mobile broadband is a better barometer for change.