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CPR South Young Scholar Programme 2015 – Reflections of a Young Scholar & What to Expect

By |2016-06-07T09:44:48+02:00Jun 7th, 2016|Categories: Gender and Internet rights, RIA Rap|

The word young is used here to represent researchers and policy makers who are “young to the field” and there is no literal age limit.  We quickly found this out by being thrown in the deep end with representatives from industry who are vastly more experienced than others. As a young scholar attending the program there [...]

South African mobile contract user? What contract will give you the best value for money?

By |2016-04-06T10:22:51+02:00Apr 6th, 2016|Categories: Gender and Internet rights, Pricing, RIA Rap|

The year 2016 has kicked off with South Africa’s smallest operators offering consumers excellent contract value. As of the beginning of 2016 there are 96 basic contracts in the market (without devices) which are then adapted to include devices. These contracts have been analysed using Research ICT Africa’s postpaid value index (PVI).  Consumers care about price [...]

Do Gender Gaps in ICTs Close in Urban Areas First? Evidence from 12 African Countries.

By |2016-04-06T09:55:48+02:00Apr 6th, 2016|Categories: Gender and Internet rights, RIA Rap|

Gender gaps in ICTs have been well documented.  Patriarchy and societal systems that favour men over women have traditionally played a role in preventing women access to and use of resources, including modern technology, and thereby mobile phones.It is not a stretch to imagine a priori that such a gender gap would exist in most African countries when [...]

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) regional workshop on ICT Indicators and Measurements for Africa

By |2015-10-28T13:23:29+02:00Oct 28th, 2015|Categories: Indicators, RIA Rap|Tags: , , , , |

27-30 October 2015 - Addis Ababa The  ITU in conjunction with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of Ethiopia and EthioTelecom, pulled out all the stops in bringing together representatives from the entire African continent to attend this workshop – and it is truly inspiring to see regulators and policy makers, ministers and representatives of cabinet open to [...]