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State of ICT in Mozambique

By | 2019-04-04T16:19:34+02:00 Apr 4th, 2019|Categories: Home, ICT Access and Use Surveys|

RIA Policy Paper No. 6, Vol. 5, After Access: The state of ICT in Mozambique Policy paper by Alison Gillwald, Onkokame Mothobi and Broc Rademan. Mozambique has a challenging path ahead if it is to realise the full potential of the ICT sector in developing its economy and to make progress on the information communication [...]

Internet Freedom Festival 2019

By | 2019-03-31T20:58:22+02:00 Mar 31st, 2019|Categories: Home|

IFF 2019 flyer How do we research the taboo and hidden? Date: Monday, April 1, 2019 Time: 02:45 - 03:45 PM Room: Visual Room Duration: 1 hour(s) Theme: Policy, Advocacy & Research Presenter: Chenai Chair   The 2019 Internet Freedom Festival marks an important point in the project, as it will be celebrating its 5th anniversary! Research ICT Africa [...]

Public lecture series: What is data justice for (South) Africa, and who gets to decide?

By | 2019-03-11T10:32:27+02:00 Feb 26th, 2019|Categories: Home|

Nelson Mandela Public lecture series Name of speaker: Assoc. Prof. Linnet Taylor with Gabriella Razzano. Title of seminar: What is data justice for (South) Africa, and who gets to decide? 5 March 2018 Linkoping House, 27 Burg Road, Rondebosch -Cape Town. 16:00pm for 16:30pm RSVP- Wendy.Hendricks@uct.ac.za Email- communications@researchictafrica.net for live streaming link   "How should [...]

Steps and Issues of Privatization of the Telecom Sector in Ethiopia – በሚል በዶ/ር ሊሻን አዳምና ዶ/ር አሊሰን ጊልዋልድከተፃፈው የተወሰደ)ዋናውን ሪፖርት

By | 2019-02-26T05:28:06+02:00 Feb 15th, 2019|Categories: Home|

Authors: Dr. Lishan Adam with Henock Fantahun and Dr Onkokame  Mothobi After Access series Editor: Dr. Alison Gillwald Contact: lishan@ictfd.net and agillwald@researchictafrica.net The announcement of the privatisation of Ethio Telecom has generated much interest and have improved the prospects of a competitive ICT sector in Ethiopia. This paper discusses some of the critical steps that the government of [...]

Addressing Cyber crime in South Africa – CyberBRICS fellowship

By | 2019-02-14T10:26:55+02:00 Feb 14th, 2019|Categories: Home|

Blog post by Sagwadi Mabunda  As the newest member of the Research ICT Africa team, I recently started a CyberBRICS fellowship which will soon take me to FGV Law Rio De Janeiro Law School, Brazil. During this RIA fellowship, I plan to start work on a three-part series of journal articles that theorise some of [...]

Women in Tech: Understanding the gender barriers

By | 2019-01-17T10:54:31+02:00 Jan 17th, 2019|Categories: Home|

Women in Tech Africa: A follow-up activity on the 2018 Accra Summit on Women in Tech Date: 15th-17th January 2019 Venue: Johannesburg UN Office for South-South Cooperation This week we contributed to the discussion on addressing Women in Technology at the roundtable discussion in South Africa hosted by the United Nations office for South [...]

The state of ICT in Nigeria 2018

By | 2019-06-11T11:48:23+02:00 Dec 19th, 2018|Categories: Home|

Policy Paper no. 3, Series 5: After Access State of ICT in Nigeria By Alison Gillwald, Fola Odufuwa, and Onkokame Mothobi. At a time when the ICT sector is most needed to bolster Nigeria’s ailing national economy, thesector finds itself under considerable politicaland regulatory pressure, with the country sliding down global indices and some playerseven [...]

Africa E Week: The need for statistics to measure the development impact of digitisation

By | 2018-12-14T10:38:05+02:00 Dec 14th, 2018|Categories: Home|

Senior Researcher, Dr Onkokame Mothobi presented at the Africa E Commerce week on the importance of data. This session discussed the insights that can be provided by the collection of statistics concerning the digital economy in Africa, which supports decision-making by policy-makers and other stakeholders. It highlighted recent work that has been done in this [...]