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UAV Drones Can Accelerate Development in Ghana

UAV Drones Can Accelerate Development in Ghana

Published on: Jun 19 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Application of drones for development is a new area in Ghana, however it is rapidly evolving with significant potential to aid Ghana’s development agenda in the...
How Can Drones Accelerate Development in Ghana?

How Can Drones Accelerate Development in Ghana?

Published on: Mar 04 2015 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Ghana is making good progress toward achieving accelerated development using ICT. It is time we consider unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to circumvent key developmental...
Partnership Expands ICT Support for Ebola Fight in West Africa

Partnership Expands ICT Support for Ebola Fight in West Africa

Published on: Jan 22 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Partnership Expands ICT Support for Ebola Fight in West Africa
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — NetHope, a consortium of 42 leading international humanitarian organizations, announced today a partnership...
Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development West Africa Forum

Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development West Africa Forum

Published on: Dec 18 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development West Africa Forum
USAID and FHI 360 are proud to invite you to RSVP for the first Digital Development Forum on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Accra, Ghana. This one-day event will set...
Accept the Smartphone Reality in Development. Everyone Else Has

Accept the Smartphone Reality in Development. Everyone Else Has

Published on: Aug 25 2014 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
Recently, Elvis Mushi of Twaweza, shared with me interesting mobile phone survey results from his Sauti za Wananchi program. I find them remarkable in two ways....
The Moral Dilemmas of E-Waste

The Moral Dilemmas of E-Waste

Published on: Mar 21 2014 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
E-waste is growing. Computers, phones and other electronic devices are increasingly being discarded, as StEP’s e-waste world map shows. Planned and perceived obsolescence...
A 20 Percent Tax on Mobile Phones: What is Ghana’s Parliament Thinking?

A 20 Percent Tax on Mobile Phones: What is Ghana’s Parliament Thinking?

Published on: Jul 26 2013 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
I am not Ghanian. I do not live in Ghana. So maybe I am missing something obvious. But I am very confused as to why Ghana’s Parliament passed a bill to re-impose...
How Can Mobile Services Improve Youth Employment Opportunities?

How Can Mobile Services Improve Youth Employment Opportunities?

Published on: Jul 01 2013 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
According to the UN, there are 75 million unemployed youth globally, making youth unemployment one of the biggest challenges for both developing and developed...
Who Let All Those Ghanaians on the Internet? Jenna Burrell on Internet Exclusion

Who Let All Those Ghanaians on the Internet? Jenna Burrell on Internet Exclusion

Published on: Feb 25 2013 by Ethan Zuckerman - 1 Comment
Jenna Burrell, assistant professor at the School of Information at UC Berkeley, is speaking today at the Berkman Center on her research on internet usage in Ghana,...
Happy Holidays with an Uplifting Video of iPods in Education in Rwanda

Happy Holidays with an Uplifting Video of iPods in Education in Rwanda

Published on: Dec 24 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Happy Holidays with an Uplifting Video of iPods in Education in Rwanda
Here is an uplifting ICT4E story where Edify is using Teachermate software on iPods to improve educational outcomes in Rwanda and Ghana. Watch the video above...