Media Archive

Uganda: The Challenge of Accessing Public Information

The inhabitants of Bushenyi District in Uganda have seen their right to access in­formation blatantly violated by public bodies; reflecting the plight of thousands of...

Uganda Revises ICT Policy

By Samuel Nabwiiso  The ministry of Information and Communication Technology is developing a new telecommunication policy to allow fair competition in the market. The policy...

Seacom Expands Into Mozambique

By Farzana Rasool, ITWeb journalist. Seacom has signed a master services agreement with Telecomunicações de Moçambique to allow access to the largest and most distributed...

New Trends in ICT Could Foster African Development

Addis Ababa, 04 May 2011 (ECA) – Experts attending a session on new ICT trends in relation to fostering industrialisation and socio-economic development expressed optimism...

Policy And Regulation Crucial to ICT Progress in Africa

Addis Ababa, 03 May 2011 (ECA) – The ICT, Science and Technology Division (ISTD) of the UN Economic Commission for Africa reported at the ICT...

Africa-Europe Research Collaboration Gets Infrastructure Boost

Gaborone, Botswana, and Cambridge, UK, 11 May 2011: DANTE, the international research network operator, and the European Commission’s EuropeAid Cooperation Office today announce the signature of a...

Uganda moves to block social networks

By Michael Malakata – IDG News Service In the face of uprisings meant to force regime change in various African countries, the Ugandan government is moving to...

EGov Africa

Technology is becoming a key tool in the delivery of a wide array of government services and information. Today, eGovernance is a broad topic that...

Swaziland Consults On ICT Policy

Participants of the consultation meeting on the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) policy have called for government to change the name of the ministry of...

OECD Estimates Economic Impact of Shutting Down Internet And Mobile Phone Services in Egypt

The current shutdown of internet and communications services in Egypt will have a pronounced economic impact. It is estimated to have incurred direct costs of...