The mission of RASCOM is to provide to all African countries, efficient and inexpensive telecommunications facilities and meet their radio and television broadcast requirements, by having recourse to every appropriate technology, including a regional satellite communication system well integrated into existing and/or planned national network with a vie to facilitating the development of the countries of Africa. RASCOM is an intergovernmental commercially run organization whose capital is open to the private sector. ... [according to site editor's information]
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]
WATRA is an Assembly of Regulators and the respective responsible Government Ministries of West Africa Territories. The purpose of the formation of WATRA is to co-ordinate dialogue of telecommunications policy and regulations in the region. [according to site editor's information]
ATU provides a forum for stakeholders involved in ICT to formulate effective policies and strategies aimed at improving access to information infrastructure and services. In addition, the Union represents the interests of its members (currently 46 Member States and 16 Associate Members) at global decision-making conferences and promotes initiatives aimed at integrating regional markets, attracting investment into ICT infrastructure, and building institutional and human capacity. ... [according to site editor's information]
ICASA regulates the telecommunications and broadcasting industries in the public interest. ICASA has a responsibility to ensure level playing fields where rules apply equally to all industry players. [according to site editor's information]
The NCC is responsible for creating an enabling environment for competition among operators in the industry as well as ensuring the provision of qualitative and efficient telecommunications services throughout the country. [according to site editor's information]
Le projet de Centres Locaux d'Information et de Communication (CLIC) est financé par l'USAID/Mali. Les 13 CLICs mises en place fournissent un accès à une gamme d'informations liées au développement à travers les ordinateurs, l'Internet et d'autres technologies. Les CLIC sont conçus pour faire face aux besoins de la communauté et soutenir activement les objectifs de développement du Gouvernement du Mali et de l'USAID/Mali. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site; rédaction ilissAfrica]
L'AGETIC, étant un établissement public à caractère scientifique et technologique, a pour missions de :
* Concevoir, développer et faire entretenir les infrastructures TIC des services publics, parapublics et des collectivités territoriales ;
* veiller à la mise en oeuvre de la stratégie nationale dans le domaine des TIC ;
* Elaborer le plan national pour la formation et le renforcement des capacités au sein des services publics et parapublics de l'Etat et des collectivités territoriales ;
* Gérer le nom de domaine .ml. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur]
CIPESA is an initiative to help Africans to better understand the policy-making processes that affect them, especially in the area of information and communications technology (ICT) and development. Its objectives are to raise awareness about key issues, provide useful information to assist African participation in policy-making, and stir debate by sparking discussion and convening productive gatherings.
CIPESA's mission is to increase the capacity of East and Southern African stakeholders to participate in international ICT policy-making. The aim is to promote the effective representation of African interests in international policy-making processes. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) is an independent Authority for the Postal, Broadcasting and Electronic communications industries. It merged the former Tanzania Communications Commission and the Tanzania Broadcasting Commission. Its role include licensing and regulating the Postal services, Broadcasting services and Electronic Communications sectors in Tanzania. ... [according to site editor's information]