Organisation: World Bank

“The main message of the Report is that digital development strategies need to be much broader than ICT strategies. “Connectivity for all” remains an important goal and a tremendous challenge. But to bring the largest benefits, countries also need to create the right environment for technology. When analog components to digital investments are absent, the […]

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According to an IBM report released last week, Africa can beat the technology adoption gap.  The report concludes that the opportunities presented by ICT for development and for growth remain attainable for the fast-moving African ICT sector and beyond.  Crucially, this is contingent on proper investment in ICT infrastructure. It’s therefore good news that January […]

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Last week the Guardian newspaper hosted its annual Activate conference focusing on all things digital. As with last year’s event, there was plenty of food for thought and  – perhaps inevitably for a tech conference – the odd technical glitch (I’m looking at you, Google Glass):

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The Indigo Trust was fortunate enough to be in a position to fly over the managers of some of Africa’s leading tech spaces/’hubs’ to participate in sessions at Africa Gathering London on 15th June 2012.  They joined funders, techies and social change enthusiasts to share best practice and showcase their work, whilst exploring the themes of: […]

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One of my colleagues has been producing some general updates from the world of ICT in Africa and we thought it was a good idea to share them with you. Major News Open Government Brasilia 2012 On the 17th and 18th April, Brazil hosted the first annual conference on open government, bringing together more than […]

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