Who let all those Ghanaians on the Internet? Jenna Burrell on internet exclusion

From ... My heart’s in Accra Tue Feb 12 2013, 17:46:46

Jenna Burrell, assistant professor at the School of Information at UC Berkeley, is speaking today at the Berkman Center on her research on internet usage in Ghana, the subject of her (excellent) book Invisible Users: Youth in the Internet Cafes of Urban Ghana. Burrell is an ethnographer and sociologist, and her examination of Ghanaian internet [...]

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse

You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Madagascar:   Drones Launch Off-Grid Healthcare in Rural Madagascar (news)
Al Jazeera
27 October 2016

Drones, initially developed for warfare, are being co-opted to provide revolutionary off-grid healthcare to those who live in the most remote parts of the world. A fully autonomous drone recently flew ... [read more]

Nigeria:   Exclusive - List of Officials Arrested for Collaborating With Boko Haram (news)
Premium Times
28 October 2016

PREMIUM TIMES has obtained an exclusive list of 30 people arrested by the Nigerian military for allegedly helping the Boko Haram to sell rustled cows. The arrested people include at least four serving ... [read more]

Cameroon:   Opposition Seeks Independent Probe of Train Wreck (news)
Voice of America
28 October 2016

Cameroon's President Paul Biya has created a commission to investigate why a train derailed last week, leaving at least 80 people dead and about 600 injured. But John Fru Ndi, leader of the Social ... [read more]

blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!