Ghana

A 20 Percent Tax on Mobile Phones: What is Ghana’s Parliament Thinking?

I am not Ghanian. I do not live in Ghana. So maybe I am missing something obvious. But I am very confused as to why Ghana’s Parliament passed a bill to re-impose a 20 percent import duty on mobile telephone handsets.

Who Let All Those Ghanaians on the Internet? Jenna Burrell on Internet Exclusion

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.

Congratulations to Ghana for first place in mobile-broadband penetration in Africa

The ITU publishes the Measuring the Information Society report to identify recent global and regional trends in ICT deployment and uptake, on the basis of internationally comparable ICT statistics. The wonderful West African country of Ghana has reason to celebrate based on the 2012 report.

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