e-Africa and m-Africa. How can ICTs deliver?


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ICT policies are being rolled out country-by-country but serious constraints remain. Yet if African leaders seek to engage the G8 on these issues they will likely be met by a ‘been there, done that, moved on’ attitude. As part of the broader recognition – by the African Union in January; by the World Bank in February – of the central role of science and technology in development, we need to get ICTs back on the agenda.