Ghana’s population has expanded its data categories
Ghana’s latest population census offers a window into the contested terrain of population statistics.
Kenya’s universities face huge challenges going digital.
The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t going away any time soon. Kenya’s universities must adapt.
Digital media shutdowns in Africa will lead to higher economic costs and greater public outrage.
The 97-year-old media conglomerate has changed its business strategy and is focusing most of its energy on its streaming platform, Disney+.
Estonia has digitised 99% of its public services.
A volume of the Law of Kenya sits on a judge’s desk during trial.
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A great deal still needs to be done to ensure that Kenyans have proper access to the justice system.
Nigerian teenagers need knowledgeable digital mentors and coaches.
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Nigeria must give more attention to teaching of digital skills and issues surrounding digital life as digital technologies have come to stay.
The time we invest in our digital lives is time we don’t get back. But, it’s not impossible to knock your digital-dependance - and the holidays are the best time to start.
As the head of a media and communications program, my life’s digital-analogue balance was off. Four weeks at sea with no devices refocussed my views – even on things that had been there all along.
Digital traders will not escape taxation.
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Digital transactions generate massive amounts of revenue and the Kenyan government wants to ensure that online traders pay their fair share of taxes.
Internet issues in Indonesia need to be tackled.
Indonesia needs a digital affairs ministry if it wants to tap growing potential and tackle mounting issues.
Oldham, Greater Manchester, is one of the UK’s most deprived places.
The foundational economy has largely been overlooked in public policy but it could provide shelter from the Brexit storm for the UK’s deprived regions.
Two driverless tractors spray vines in a Texas vineyard. Each one is controlled from a single command station (2012).
Digital innovations have the potential to empower farmers and revolutionise agriculture, but many could also lock them in to unsustainable methods.
Digital government is primarily a social and political phenomenon driven by human behaviour.
Donor-driven e-government projects in developing countries often attempt to transplant what was successful elsewhere. But success requires buy-in from locals – both governments and citizens alike.
The Viva Tech Fair took place in May 2018 in Paris, showcasing innovation in Africa. The continent’s fablabs, driven by digital tools and collaborative dynamics, are shaking up traditional foundations.
Platforms for radicalisation?
Companies, such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft are working together to take down terrorist propaganda.
Though Google has reported significantly more profits in Australia, the profit margins of the local company remain very low compared to its worldwide group.
It is well known that modern multinationals such as Google can derive substantial revenue and profits from Australia without significant physical presence here.
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Digital records are all well and good, but they still don’t match the versatility of paper.
Many of the challenges faced by social media companies come down to failures of design.
Tech companies are beginning to recognise that there is an ethical dimension to their work, and that they have some responsibility for the well-being of their users.
More than 120 million copies of Minecraft have been sold.
New research uncovers how Australian children actually use Minecraft – shedding light on what devices they use, the social nature of play and a reality check on claims of gender-neutrality.
On the road again…
Digital nomadism and van life lie at the heart of today’s work aesthetics. These trends may create liminal experiences within job markets