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Youth, mobility and mobile phones in Africa: findings from a three-country study

Gina Porter, Kate Hampshire, Albert Abane, Alister Munthali, Elsbeth Robson, Mac Mashiri, Augustine Tanle
<span title="2012-02-03">2012</span> <i title="Informa UK Limited"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/ofabhxcs2zhwlkz7buvcoq42by" style="color: black;">Information Technology for Development</a> </i> &nbsp;
Acknowledgements We thank the many people who have contributed to this study: the young people who agreed to participate in this study as researchers and respondents, other informants and the following  ...  Youth, mobility and mobile phones in Africa: findings from a three-country study 1 .  ...  Research methods The evidence for this study comes from research conducted between 2006 and 2009 in 24 study sites across our three focus countries (8 per country).  ... 
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Mobile Phones and Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: From Youth Practice to Public Policy

Gina Porter, Kate Hampshire, James Milner, Alister Munthali, Elsbeth Robson, Ariane de Lannoy, Andisiwe Bango, Nwabisa Gunguluza, Mac Mashiri, Augustine Tanle, Albert Abane
<span title="2015-06-11">2015</span> <i title="Wiley"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/ostefwwhrzhtfp2mk5v4uzicqq" style="color: black;">Journal of International Development</a> </i> &nbsp;
and parents, in all three countries.  ...  in three times a week… I used to study hard but now I am lazy and the passing rate has fallen (South Africa girl 17y, Peri-Urban).  ... 
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Mobile phones, gender, and female empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa: studies with African youth

Gina Porter, Kate Hampshire, Albert Abane, Alister Munthali, Elsbeth Robson, Ariane De Lannoy, Augustine Tanle, Samuel Owusu
<span title="2019-05-28">2019</span> <i title="Informa UK Limited"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/ofabhxcs2zhwlkz7buvcoq42by" style="color: black;">Information Technology for Development</a> </i> &nbsp;
Our argument builds from extensive research across 24 sites in 3 diverse countries, albeit all relatively low on UNDP's 2016 Gender Inequality Index 2 : South Africa is ranked 90th of 159 countries, Ghana  ...  Data from qualitative and survey research with young people in 24 locations (urban and rural) across Ghana, Malawi, and South Africa expose the complex interplay between phone ownership and usage, female  ...  Acknowledgments We are most grateful to the generous assistance we received from the many people involved in this study: the research participants in our study sites, adult academic research assistants  ... 
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The Paradox of Mobility in the Kenyan ICT Ecosystem: An Ethnographic Case of How the Youth in Kibera Slum Use and Appropriate the Mobile Phone and the Mobile Internet

Faith N. Kibere
<span title="2016-07-15">2016</span> <i title="Informa UK Limited"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/ofabhxcs2zhwlkz7buvcoq42by" style="color: black;">Information Technology for Development</a> </i> &nbsp;
The Kenyan ICT ecosystem has attracted vast global media and policy attention because of notable mobile phone adoption in the country.  ...  for Development ICT4D, this paper discusses an empirical case of how the youth of Kibera use and appropriate the mobile phone and the mobile Internet.  ...  A qualitative study of young people in Ghana, Malawi and South Africa established that the youth view the mobile phone as an object of desire and a symbol of success.  ... 
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Influencing factors to mobile phone adoption among urban youth in Botswana
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Lesitaokana William
<span title="2016-01-31">2016</span> <i title="Academic Journals"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/2iqkattnb5ahphsvzlyktgvbia" style="color: black;">Journal of Media and Communication Studies</a> </i> &nbsp;
Drawing from the focus groups and semi-structured interviews conducted on urban youth in Botswana, this study adds to the literature of mobile phone adoption among youth in the global South.  ...  Moreover,this study demonstrates that acquisition of mobile phones among youth is an ongoing process, as it involves a young person starting to acquire and use a mobile phone (initial adoption), and then  ...  mobile phone adoption by youth in South Africa.  ... 
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Youthful Lust and Violation of Mobile Phone Rule in a Private Christian Mission University, South West Nigeria

Omonijo Dare Ojo, Nnedum Obiajulu Anthony Ugochukwu, Ezeokana Jude Obinna
<span title="2011-10-19">2011</span> <i title="Sciedu Press"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/6a5ruaacp5ayfk7ecijdcrbxuq" style="color: black;">World Journal of Education</a> </i> &nbsp;
This study aims at discovering the difference in the perceived lack of privacy in communication and violation of mobile phone rule among students in a Private Christian Mission University, South-West Nigeria  ...  The study equally discovered: a difference in the perceived lack of privacy in communication and violation of mobile phone rule; difference in the perceived students' desire to express love to the opposite  ...  The study equally finds out that there is a difference in the perceived lack of privacy in communication and violation of mobile phone rule.  ... 
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Youth Livelihoods in the Cellphone Era: Perspectives from Urban Africa

Gina Porter, Kate Hampshire, Ariane de Lannoy, Andisiwe Bango, Alister Munthali, Elsbeth Robson, Augustine Tanle, Albert Abane, Samuel Owusu
<span title="2018-01-10">2018</span> <i title="Wiley"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/ostefwwhrzhtfp2mk5v4uzicqq" style="color: black;">Journal of International Development</a> </i> &nbsp;
Understanding how youth use mobile phones as a means of communicating and exchanging information about employment and livelihoods is particularly important given the prominence of mobile phone use in young  ...  This paper explores and reflects on youth phone usage in Ghana, Malawi and South Africa, drawing on mixed-methods research with young people aged approximately 9-25 years, in 12 (high density) urban and  ...  James, who played a key role in the Malawi research, very sadly died following a car accident in Malawi in September 2014.  ... 
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Mobilities in Rural Africa: New Connections, New Challenges

Gina Porter
<span title="2016-01-04">2016</span> <i title="Informa UK Limited"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/rqgxx4zdc5cvjchztl264doaym" style="color: black;">Annals of the American Association of Geographers</a> </i> &nbsp;
Abstract Fluid interdependencies of mobilityphysical and virtual-are growing rapidly in sub-Saharan Africa: the remarkable expansion of mobile phone networks is bringing a tangible new dimension of connectivity  ...  and their departure from prevailing Western-based conceptualisations of space-time interactions (regarding the potential for space-time flexibility and micro-coordination afforded by mobile phones).  ...  (three-country) study in sub-Saharan Africa (www.dur.ac.uk/child.phones/).  ... 
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The Faceless Mobile Youth of Africa Drive Change [chapter]

Darelle van Greunen, Alida Veldsman
<span title="">2018</span> <i title="Springer International Publishing"> Technologies for Development </i> &nbsp;
Whilst technology access in the pre-digital era has always been a major barrier to economic and social development in developing countries, this is no longer an absolute barrier for at least three reasons  ...  One of the major challenges facing most developing countries such as South Africa today is how to take full and smart advantage of quite spectacular and far-reaching advances in science and technology  ...  In South Africa, 75% of youth even in rural areas has access to a mobile phone (Eyebers and Giannakopoulos 2015) .  ... 
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Mobile telephony access and usage in Africa

A. Chabossou, C. Stork, M. Stork, Z. Zahonogo
<span title="">2009</span> <i title="IEEE"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/qfgovqxjrzaf3fjzww7gylq43e" style="color: black;">2009 International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD)</a> </i> &nbsp;
In terms of mobile expenditure the study also finds linkages to fixed-line, work and public phone usages. These linkages need however be explored in more detail in future.  ...  This paper uses data from nationally representative household survey conducted in 17 African countries to analyse mobile adoption and usage.  ...  In terms of mobile expenditure the study also finds linkages to fixed-line, work and public phone usages. These linkages need however be explored in more detail in future.  ... 
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Mobile Phone Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa

Simplice A. Asongu, Nicholas Biekpe
<span title="">2017</span> <i title="Elsevier BV"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/tol7woxlqjeg5bmzadeg6qrg3e" style="color: black;">Social Science Research Network</a> </i> &nbsp;
Abstract This study assesses how knowledge diffusion modulates the effect of the mobile phone on entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa with data for the period 2000-2012.The empirical evidence is based  ...  The following three main findings are established.  ...  Throughout this study the terms, 'mobile phone penetration', 'mobile telephony', 'mobile' and 'mobile phones' are used interchangeably.  ... 
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Mobile telephony access and usage in Africa

Zahonogou Pamthiash
<span title="">2008</span> <i title="Wits Enterprise"> South African Journal of Information and Communication </i> &nbsp;
In terms of mobile expenditure the study also finds linkages to fixed-line, work and public phone usages. These linkages need, however, to be explored in more detail in future.  ...  This paper uses data from nationally representative household surveys conducted in 17 African countries to analyse mobile adoption and usage.  ...  In terms of mobile expenditure the study also finds linkages to fixed-line, work and public phone usages. These linkages need, however, to be explored in more detail in future.  ... 
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"It's My Mobile": Adoption, Consumption and Meanings of the Mobile Phone Among Urban Youth in Botswana - An Ethnographic Study

William Ofentse Lesitaokana, University, My, Andy Bennett
<span title="2018-01-23">2018</span>
The purpose of this thesis is to offer an ethnographic account of the interactive relationship between mobile phones and urban youth in Botswana, a developing country in Sub-Saharan Africa.  ...  and Gaborone; as well as semi-structured interviews with thirty other people who interacted with youth participants in the study, I have demonstrated that mobile phones have become indispensable in both  ...  The findings from the studies cited above suggest significant contrasts in the ways that youth in different countries adopt mobile phone and their reasons for doing so.  ... 
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Digital Transformation in Communities of Africa

Fouad A. Kazim
<span title="">2021</span> <i title="IGI Global"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/xcxgfeauebgozoiyoflrft6rqq" style="color: black;">International Journal of Digital Strategy, Governance, and Business Transformation</a> </i> &nbsp;
It provides that analysis needed to understand the digital landscape across the continent for those interested in FDI opportunities and other social enterprises looking to impacts all aspects of African  ...  and its subprograms.  ...  In Botswana, the deployment of a mobile-enabled programme reduced government response time to malaria outbreaks from four months to three minutes.  ... 
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Connecting with home, keeping in touch: physical and virtual mobility across stretched families in sub-Saharan Africa

Gina Porter, Kate Hampshire, Albert Abane, Alister Munthali, Elsbeth Robson, Augustine Tanle, Samuel Owusu, Ariane de Lannoy, Andisiwe Bango
<span title="">2018</span> <i title="Cambridge University Press (CUP)"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/ukatzybx6vckxhukyql5lhrbne" style="color: black;">Africa - Journal of the International African Institute</a> </i> &nbsp;
This article explores the ways in which these connections are being reshaped by increasing access to mobile phones in three sub-Saharan countries – Ghana, Malawi and South Africa – drawing on interdisciplinary  ...  Stories collected from both ends of stretched families present a world in which the connectivities now offered by the mobile phone bring a different kind of closeness and knowing, as instant sociality  ...  James, who played a key role in the Malawi research, very sadly died following a car accident in Malawi in September 2014.  ... 
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