10 Key Takeways from UNESCO Supporting Teachers with Mobile Technology Report

10 Key Takeways from UNESCO Supporting Teachers with Mobile Technology Report

Published on: Dec 18 2017 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on 10 Key Takeways from UNESCO Supporting Teachers with Mobile Technology Report
UNESCO recently released the Supporting teachers with mobile technology report, which draws lessons from UNESCO projects implemented in Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan and Senegal between 2012 and 2014 to help solve the twin challenges...
The Status of Open Data Initiatives in West Africa

The Status of Open Data Initiatives in West Africa

Published on: Jun 29 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Open data offers many improvements for governance and services. As technology allows for more interoperability and a stronger free-flow of information, the government becomes more transparent and efficient. Creating a system...
Are We Using Facebook Enough?

Are We Using Facebook Enough?

Published on: Apr 30 2014 by Jim Teicher - 1 Comment
In the developing world, a teacher’s connection to information and his or her personal learning network are key factors in the quality of education students receive, and a social network that provides both of these is...
Why Senegal Internet Adoption Lags Behind Kenya, Nigeria, and Other African Nations

Why Senegal Internet Adoption Lags Behind Kenya, Nigeria, and Other African Nations

Published on: Oct 15 2012 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Looking across Africa, a discrepancy shows itself. Nigeria, with all its problems, has 30% of its population online. Kenya, once a tech backwater, has a 74% Internet penetration. And Senegal? It was once a leader in Internet...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for March 14 – 27, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for March 14 – 27, 2012

Published on: Mar 27 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for March 14 – 27, 2012
Activist and Citizen Journalists: We saw it throughout the Arab Spring and most recently in Syria. Then and now, activists and citizen journalists fill a media void and strategically inform the global conversation on...
Which African Country Leads in ICT Expenditures? The Answer will Surprise You!

Which African Country Leads in ICT Expenditures? The Answer will Surprise You!

Published on: Sep 22 2010 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
The World Bank’s Open Data initiative is intended to provide unfettered access to the World Bank’s data catalog, including databases, pre-formatted tables and reports. Our friends at Online Africa have taken...