The Academy's mission is to serve, first, as an honorific society with the primary function of honouring African science and technology achievers and, second, as a development oriented mobiliser of the entire African science and technology community with the fundamental role of facilitating the development of scientific and technological capacity for science-led development in Africa, promoting excellence and relevance in doing so.
African Academy of sciences primarily focusses on
* Capacity building in science and technology
* Mobilisation and training of the African Scientific community
* Publication and dissemination of Scientific materials
* Research, development and public advocacy ... [according to site editor's information]
Research project about new information and communication technologies (esp. mobile phones) run by the Research Centre Langaa in Bamena / Cameroon and the African Studies Centre in Leiden / Netherlands in several African countries. You will find some working and conference papers for download, introductions to ICTs in each studied country and some small videos about ICTs in Africa. Moreover, you will find information about conferences, publications etc. ... [editors ilissAfrica]