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Launching the RIA@Work five-year report (2015-2019)

By |2019-11-11T17:15:52+02:00Nov 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Launching the RIA@Work five-year report (2015-2019) Highlights of RIA’s core projects and work over the last five years We're excited to launch our (2015 - 2019 RIA@Work) five year report. We give a highlight of RIA’s core projects that monitor affordable access to the infrastructure and services that underpin the Internet remain essential [...]

Uzi’s failed attempt to enter Zambian market leads to more than 70% fall in data prices

By |2019-11-11T17:38:01+02:00Oct 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Home, Pricing, RIA African Mobile Pricing Index|Tags: , , , |

Uzi’s failed attempt to enter Zambian market leads to more than 70% fall in data prices Policy Brief 2 (2019) By Onkokame Mothobi This policy brief assesses the evolution of the mobile broadband market in Zambia. The brief specifically investigate the effect of the scheduled entry of the fourth player on mobile data prices [...]

Vacancy: Data Scientist

By |2019-10-21T17:03:57+02:00Oct 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Vacancies|Tags: , , , |

VACANCY: Data Scientist Do you want to be at the pulse of digital policy in Africa? Do you have ideas about how data can be used innovatively to develop an evidence base for policymakers to ensure digital inclusion and contribute to sustainable development? Are you comfortable moving between economic and social indicators and [...]

Vacancy: Research Editor and Communications Manager

By |2019-10-21T14:50:58+02:00Oct 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Home, Vacancies|

VACANCY: Research Editor and Communications Manager Do you want to be at the pulse of digital policy in Africa? Do you have ideas about how research can be conducted innovatively to create an evidence base for policymakers to ensure digital inclusion and contribute to sustainable development? This is a great opportunity for an [...]

Vacancy: Principle Researcher / Economist

By |2019-10-21T14:16:48+02:00Oct 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Vacancies|Tags: , , |

VACANCY: Principal Researcher / Economist Do you want to be at the pulse of digital policy in Africa? Do you have ideas about how research can be conducted innovatively to create an evidence base for policymakers to ensure digital inclusion and contribute to sustainable development? Are you keen to lead research projects within [...]

RIA says #NoToXenophobia

By |2019-09-04T12:35:55+02:00Sep 4th, 2019|Categories: Africa, Africa Digital Policy Project, Blog, Home|Tags: , |

Research ICT Africa (RIA) has worked for nearly a decade with its partners throughout the continent. Being a pan-African organisation working with diverse networks and partners across the continent is a core component of our strength and resilience in our mission to research ICT access and use and to inform evidence-based digital policy. Throughout [...]

Information rights in a data age: #ICIC2019

By |2019-03-31T21:01:45+02:00Mar 20th, 2019|Categories: Africa Digital Policy Project, Blog, Event, Home|

Information rights in a data age: #ICIC2019 By Anri van der SpuyOn the plane back from the recent International Conference of Information Commissioners(ICIC), an inflight magazine proudly presents an advertisement for the African Union’s common, electronic, biometric passport. While the passportis reportedly being developed to ‘facilitate free movement of persons across Africa’,[i]the advert neglects [...]