In message <[log in to unmask]>Valerie Bruce writes
>>Is there enough capacity at the level of government in African countries to
>>realise the rich potential that the info superhighway has?
Why is everyone shouting for government now?
>See my comments in another posting. Your comments/question relate to how
>useful the internet really is in Africa on a practical level. The
>technology may be great, but it takes humans to handle it. Is there anyone
>out there in any gov't in Africa who is online here, reading this? We'd
>like to hear your comments. If you have access to this technology, are you
>utilizing it? How?
>I know the S. African gov't is on line.
Actually they are not. Or at least not in an ``organized'' manner.
We have serveral Ministries connected but thes are mostly on the
operational level. It is a very slow process to get the management
cadre or even the principals to use this medium...
Dr. Eberhard W. Lisse \ / Swakopmund State Hospital
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