Okoth Fred Mudhai, Wisdom J. Tettey, Fackson Banda's African Media and the Digital Public Sphere (International PDF

By Okoth Fred Mudhai, Wisdom J. Tettey, Fackson Banda

ISBN-10: 0230614868

ISBN-13: 9780230614864

African Media and the electronic Public Sphere examines, from theoretical and empirical views, the claims that new details and communique applied sciences (ICTs) are catalysts of democratic switch in Africa. participants achieve this from optimist, pragmatist-realist and pessimist stances via analyses of phrases and deeds of varied political actors and businesses or associations, from govt devices to political events and occasion leaders to civil society companies and minority teams. it's the first such booklet contributed to by way of a variety of African and Africanist students, dependent in Africa and all over the world, whose learn and/or perform actions concentrate on the connection among new electronic media and democracy at the continent.

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Coleman (in UN-DESA 2008, 121) proposes three principles for devising efficacious e-gov strategies for Africa: African ownership; public-private partnership; and regular evaluation of impact. One useful strategy would be to supplement what I would term Internet-governance (i-governance) with mobile governance (m-governance) “in a spoke and hub model . . helpful in bridging the digital divide . . ” (Narayan 2007, 1 and 13). These could help address Africa’s “lack of ‘e-readiness for e-government’ ” (Heeks 2002, 1).

In chapter six, Ayyad discusses how NGOs, in Egypt, have used their Web sites to examine serious issues and obstacles confronting socioeconomic and political development in that country. These issues include corruption, human rights, and democratic expression. Wakunuma-Zojer and Litho examine, in chapter seven, the extent to which the rhetoric of “empowerment,” in particular for women in traditional societies, is being transformed into practice on the ground. 1057/9780230621756 - African Media and the Digital Public Sphere, Edited by Okoth Fred Mudhai, Wisdom J.

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