New media technology influences our lives in various ways at home and at work. In this publication the contributors share their knowledge of and expertise in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector to provide the reader with information on the latest developments in this field, especially in selected African countries.
Chapter 1: Bridging the digital divide in South Africa and selected African countries
Chapter 2: Bridging the digital divide in South Africa
Chapter 3: New connections: development of communications technology
Chapter 4: New connections: new media and knowledge management
Chapter 5: South Africa: an information society?
Chapter 6: Impact of community broadcasting on rural development in South Africa
Chapter 7: Community development and the Internet
Chapter 8: Information and communication technologies and youth in South Africa
Chapter 9: Telecentres and their potential for rural community developments
Chapter 10: The corporate website as an effective marketing and public relations tool
Chapter 11: Information and communication technologies and electronic government
Chapter 12: The social and economic aspects of the Internet
Chapter 13: South Africa’s ICT policy and practice: impact of globalisation