Little Cab promises to be an effective competitor to Uber in Kenyas ride sharing economy due to its link to the Safaricom’s mobile money platform.
Mobile network subscribers in countries surveyed view the actual or perceived reliability, coverage and speed of the voice/data network as the most important criteria for choosing an operator; price comes fourth
Rich countries – and particularly small, rich ones – have more access to ICT and are able to leverage it effectively, and poor countries, less so. In South Africa’s case, hosting the World Cup had something to do with it.
Swaziland has the highest landline telephone density in Africa, in this dataset of 49 African countries, with 44 landlines for every 100 people.
There are 24 computers for ever 100 people in Namibia, 20 in Seychelles, and 17 in Mauritius. In at least twenty-two African countries, however, the figure is less than 1 for every 100 people.
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