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Harvard Berkman Center Releases New E-Book on Youth and Digital Media

Digitally Connected: Global Perspectives on Youth and Digital Media…

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Added by Gameli Adzaho on April 18, 2015 at 10:19am — No Comments

How BloggingGhana is Leading the Growth of Social Media in Ghana

BloggingGhana meetings are always held in an atmosphere of friendship and fun. Source: BloggingGhana

 

The Internet, social media in particular, has enabled young people in Ghana and abroad to network among themselves, opening up…

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Added by Gameli Adzaho on March 7, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Can Technology Help to Preserve Elements of Culture in the Digital Age?

Visualisation of top Irish language tweets. Source: Indigenous Tweets

A common argument raised against the adoption of digital…

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Added by Gameli Adzaho on December 17, 2013 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Rethinking the ICT Sector as the Human Body

In many respects, the ICT ecosystem can be likened to the human body. In biology, we learn that the organs of the human body are organised into systems, and that each system is responsible for a major physiological process such as energy production, movement or reproduction. ICT similarly involves various stakeholders; each stakeholder has identifiable and not-so identifiable roles to ensure that technology is properly harnessed to drive development. The main stakeholders in the ICT policy…

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Added by Gameli Adzaho on August 21, 2013 at 9:24am — 6 Comments

What Steps Could Be Taken by Countries to Encourage Greater Investment in ICTs?

The growing importance of ICTs in all facets of human societies cannot be overemphasized; ICTs facilitate real-time communication, boost productivity (Dubai Internet City, 2012), distribute timely information and open up governance. Further, they spawn whole new industries in smart countries, reduce unemployment, empower the people and build new global cultures, typified by mobile lifestyles and consumption of digital goods, which we all relate to. The question is not whether…

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Added by Gameli Adzaho on September 1, 2012 at 5:31am — 2 Comments

How Many African Women are Online?

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Added by Gameli Adzaho on April 30, 2012 at 10:06pm — No Comments

First BlogCamp in Ghana: Voice of a New Generation

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Added by Gameli Adzaho on April 27, 2012 at 2:38pm — No Comments

IMPROVING INTERNET ACCESSIBILITY IN RURAL COMMUNITIES: A KEY TO DEVELOPMENT IN GHANA

There is a yawning gap between the rate of Internet adoption in rural and urban Ghana. While Internet adoption is growing steadily in Accra and other major cities, there is virtually no connection in most parts of rural Ghana. Considering the Internet’s potential to radically impact education, health, agriculture and socio-economic development, it is imperative that stakeholders adopt and implement strategies to close the prevailing rural-urban digital divide. This…

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Added by Gameli Adzaho on June 18, 2011 at 2:50pm — No Comments

African Youth and Internet Governance Issues

This entry was originally posted at The Gamelian World.



The first Internet Governance Forum (IGF) held in Ghana took place last Friday, 11th March 2011 at the Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT. IGF Ghana is a multi-stakeholder platform encompassing civil society, business, government, academia and the technical community to discuss issues regarding the governance of the Internet in Ghana. Under the theme…

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Added by Gameli Adzaho on March 20, 2011 at 2:03pm — No Comments

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