I think that we are too new for your purposes - we have not yet shipped a
container of computers to Africa. We will begin with one to Benin in about
three months. Their plans and those of Cameroon, Uganda, and Sierra Leone
All our information is on our website at www.WorldComputerExchange.org
Good luck with your research.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Effe Hagan" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, February 05, 2001 1:31 AM
Subject: Re: Information Systems Dissertation
> I am in my final year at University currently writing
> up my dissertation on 'An analysis on whether the
> implementation of IT in A frican Countries poses as a
> threat or opportunity' which takes into consideration
> that implementing tehnology is not as straightforward
> as it appears because of other elements such as
> culture, politics, obsolete technology (the once which
> can be afforded), government interference etc.
> I am presently seeking information from various
> organisations and professionals alike who I believe
> are a great source in providing IT to African
> countries, their experiences in doing so, how the
> organisations felt it helped with their work, what
> happens during the hand-over period in terms of
> training and funding put aside for spare parts for
> equipments and also your relationship with particular
> African governments to ensure a success in the
> implementation of IT.
> If there is one particular African country which can
> include the bulk of the experiences mentioned above
> and you feel IT has had a dramatic impact, that would
> be great.
> Case studies will also be welcomed.
> Thanks and Regards
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