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Regional Academic Network on IT Policy (RANITP)

By |2018-01-15T12:26:29+02:00Jan 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 [...]

Parenting in the age of Digi-Schools in Kenya

By |2017-03-27T19:44:52+02:00Mar 27th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Broadband 4 Africa, Demand side ICT data, RIA Rap|Tags: , , |

By Dr Margaret Nyambura Internet access in Kenya has seen an incredible boom over the last decade. The regulatory authority cited that of the 37.7 million subscribers, as of September 2016, 99 % accessed the Internet through their mobile devices. There have been targeted government and operator initiatives to deal with issues of digital literacy such [...]

Navigating affordability for internet access and use: Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria and South Africa studies

By |2017-01-25T08:18:47+02:00Jan 25th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Broadband 4 Africa, Demand side ICT data, Prepaid bundles, RIA Rap|Tags: , , , , |

Knowing from previous research that affordability is one of the primary barriers to internet access, and particularly to optimal use, Research ICT Africa (RIA) conducted focus groups in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Rwanda in November last year. The purpose of this Mozilla-funded research, one part of its Equal Rating project, was to obtain qualitative information that [...]

Women @ Facebook Roundtable: Discussing tech-related violence and solutions by African women

By |2016-02-23T10:50:16+02:00Feb 23rd, 2016|Categories: Africa, Gender and Internet rights, Human rights and internet governance, Internet governance, RIA Rap|Tags: , , , |

The internet is seen as an enabler of human rights protection and exercise that facilitates the freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and the right to education. It is also seen as important for social, economic and human development in Africa as stated in the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms. Connecting women is a way [...]