Kopo Kopo, a Nairobi based mobile payment startup, recently graduated from the incubation at m:lab East Africa, an iDisc listed incubator in Kenya.
St. Kitts and Nevis boasts the highest fixed broadband subscription rates in the Latin American/Caribbean region. This report seeks to understand the challenges and successes of this country's broadband experience.
This case study, one of seven that contribute to the Broadband Strategies Toolkit, considers the case of broadband in Kenya and the manner in which the country has tackled its capacity challenges. The Kenyan experience has been inspiring but at times imperfect, and exploring this history will yield valuable lessons for other countries.
The Handbook is one of infoDev's most popular publications and was used as the basis for the ICT Regulation Toolkit; ten years after its initial publication, excerpts from the Toolkit are downloaded more than 800 times each day.
Does technology drive people or do human motivations drive technology? In his lecture on "Africa's Emerging Infosystems: A Pathway to Security and Development," Dr. Steven Livingston emphasized not discounting the human side of internet and technology related social change.