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Angola: Govt Announces Creation of ICT Offices in Ministerial Departments

Angolan government has decided to create the information and communication technologies offices in all ministerial departments and private networks to ensure development of various services.

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Rwanda: Gender Equality in ICT On Track, Says Sector Technocrat

Rwanda has made major strides toward achieving gender equality in information and communication technology, thanks to the numerous awareness campaigns and other programmes in the country.

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What are South Africa's students addicted to?

South Africa’s students are addicted to social media – but are almost unanimous that it enhances both their academic and social lives. In fact, they believe it may even help them during exam time.This was the key finding of the SA High-tech Student 2013 research study, released today by World Wide Worx and Student Brands. The study, conducted among all universities and colleges across South Africa, included interviews with 1435 students.

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South Africa Report 2013: Understanding What is Happening in ICT in South Africa a supply- and demand-side analysis of the ICT sector

While the South African information and communication technology (ICT) sector continues to demonstrate dynamic growth, particularly as driven by the mobile sector, the growth has not met the national objective of affordable access to the full range of communication services. Access to mobile services continues to grow, however,broadband access (particularly access to fixed broadband) remains very low in comparison to other lower-middle-income countries, and the prices of all communication services remain high by both African and global standards.

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The various aspects of technology

According to the Opinion written by Ngoni Taruvinga in AllAfrica.com, our world today is changing fast due to the introduction and upgrading of technology. Most people say technology has brought positive results because of the improving social well- being in our societies. However, there are people who are sceptical about the positive changes that technology has brought about.

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