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Regional Academic Network on IT Policy (RANITP)

By | 2018-01-15T12:26:29+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Home, RANITP|Tags: , , , , , , |

Since January 2017, Research ICT Africa has been hosting the Regional Academic Network on IT Policy (RANITP) The project aims at promoting high-level multidisciplinary research on ICT policy across the African continent, and the current phase is focused on providing the necessary evidence to inform policy processes on the implementation of cloud computing services [...]

After Access highlights: Using evidence from the Global South to reshape our digital future

By | 2018-01-15T11:11:30+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Home|

After Access highlights: Using evidence from the Global South to reshape our digital future Research ICT Africa conducted informal sector, household and individual surveys in seven African countries- Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda and Mozambique in 2017. In 2018, we will be heading to Cameroon and Uganda. The surveys are part of [...]

State of ICT in Lesotho

By | 2018-01-15T12:46:59+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Categories: Home, ICT Access and Use Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , |

While Lesotho has made significant progress towards its national vision of 2020, it faces several challenges as a small landlocked, lower-middle income country, with mountainous terrain and low population density outside of the capital, Maseru. The five-year National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) 2012/13 - 2016/17 identified ICTs as the backbone of a modern economy [...]

What is the state of micro-work in Africa? A view from seven countries

By | 2017-12-18T11:56:44+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Categories: ICT Access and Use Surveys|

Digitisation and networked communications are increasingly touching all aspects of modern life and all sectors of the economy. Among them is employment, which has served as a key organising principle for society since the industrial revolution. Currently, several forces are reshaping traditional employment and more generally how labor markets operate. Because of the development [...]

Grand Opening of the Microsoft Policy Innovation Centre and Launch of the Digital Transformation Series

By | 2017-11-21T13:59:08+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Home, RANITP|

Agenda for the OCN/RANITP Joint Regional Summit on Nov. 22nd as well as the Grand Opening of the Microsoft Policy Innovation Centre and Launch of the Digital Transformation Series on Nov. 21st. Grand Opening of the Microsoft Policy Innovation Centre and Launch of the Digital Transformation Series Tuesday, 21st of November, 2017 Microsoft Policy Innovation [...]

Call for applications: Research Methods Workshop for Internet Policy & Advocacy in Africa

By | 2017-11-09T10:57:50+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Cyberpolicy, Home|

Application Due Soon: 10 November 2017 Date: February 26, 2018-March 3, 2018 Venue: Kampala, Uganda The Annenberg School for Communication’s Internet Policy Observatory has teamed up with the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA), Research ICT Africa, Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet), Unwanted Witness, Paradigm Initiative, and Young ICT [...]

Onkokame Mothobi participating in ITU Expert Group on Telecommunication/ICT Indicators (EGTI)

By | 2017-09-12T21:04:46+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Home, ICT Access and Use Surveys, RIA African Mobile Pricing Index|

The 8th Meeting of the Expert Group on Telecommunication/ICT Indicators (EGTI) is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 12-13 September 2017. The meeting will be organized by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and hosted by ITU. The EGTI meeting will be held back-to-back with the 5th Meeting of [...]