The author grew up in Kenya and the Sudan and is a web-technology professional. Therefore, the focus of his blog is on new information and communication technologies (ICT) in Africa. You will find many interesting articles about "Internet and Africa", "mobile phones and Africa" or "inventions from Africa". Furthermore, you will also find a "calendar of African technology events". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Netsuds is an international research group analysing the implementation and use of ICTs in the "countries of the South". You will find a lot of fulltext documents, powerpoint presentation and video- / audio files from conferences, and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
Africa'nti, like Netsuds, is a research porgramme at the CEAN which analyses the implementation, use and effects of ICTs in Africa. You will find a lot of fulltext documents: one ebook, excerpts from a book, a lot of articles, theses, papers from conferences and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers very broad information on information and communication technologies in Senegal and Africa. You will find many fulltext documents, including a lot of theses. Furthermore, there is a newsletter, basic data about prices and infrastructure in Senegal and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
"The World Report series is a biennial report series that reports on the state of the world in terms of freedom of access to information, freedom of expression and related issues." You will find a country-oriented map interface and a question-oriented interface. The report will give you information on the amount of libraries in a specific country, on internet users and other things.
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This site offers information on information and communication technologies in Africa (for the moment, about 20 African countries are dealt with). You will find many fulltext documents and a database with information on ICT indicators in different African countries. [editors ilissAfrica]"Research ICT Africa! seeks to fulfil a strategic gap in the development of a sustainable information society and knowledge economy on the African continent by building information communication technology (ICT) policy and regulatory research capacity in Africa needed to inform effective governance.
Through a network of African researchers it will generate the information and analysis needed to inform appropriate but visionary policy formulation and effective regulation of ICTs across Africa. It will embark on sustained and rigorous research to provide decision-makers with the data and analysis to make informed decisions in the public interest.
The Research ICT Africa! partners include tertiary institutions and development agencies in Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia." ... [according to site editor's information]
Students of the Axel Springer Akademie for journalism chose an imaginative way of reporting about the FIFA football world cup. They collect data from the social web, like twitter, blogs, facebook, youtube, etc. to write their articles. Hence, they say, "We get you closer to South Africa than any classic report ever could. We do not only present news, we present feelings and perceptions". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers information on organisations working on ICTs in Africa. You can browse for topic and country and so find the according organisation. Furthermore, you will find a newsletter (last edition: July 2007) and news (last news: march 2009). [editors ilissAfrica]