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Mapping Digital Divide in Africa: A Mediated Analysis
Type of Resource: Book
Year of Publication: 2019
- Solutions or Strategies
- Internet Access, Affordability And Use
Author(s): Bruce Mutsvairo and Massimo Ragnedda
Despite issues associated with the digital divide, mobile telephony is growing on the continent and the rise of smartphones has given citizens easy access to social networking sites. But the digital divide, which mostly reflects on one's race, gender, socioeconomic status or geographical location, stands in the way of digital progress. What opportunities are available to tame digital disparities? How are different societies in Africa handling digital problems? What innovative methods are being used to provide citizens with access to critical information that can help improve their lives?