According to the organisers, “ITU TELECOM AFRICA 2008 is a major networking platform for Africa’s top ICT names to come together and focus on core issues relating to ICT expansion across the region.
Cicewa Network building Workshop :
Global Information Society Watch (GISW) monitors the implementation and follow-up of key international agreements about ICT policies and their relationship to development, including WSIS and other information and communication policy processes at international, regional and national level. This first report in the GISWatch series focuses on Participation.
Publication on multi-stakeholder partnerships in ICTs for develpment
Governance manual, 4th (DRAFT) edition, incorporating comments from the September 2006 board of directors meeting in Prague, Czech Republic, consistent with the amended and restated APC Bylaws approved by APC members in Rio de Janeiro in November 2007, and incorporating comments from the February 2008 board meeting in Ithala, South Africa.
The APC stated its whole-hearted support of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) for the drafting of regulations prescribing a list of essential facilities for electronic communications which will create conditions of open access on a non-discriminatory basis to undersea-based submarine cables. APC also called on ICASA to take immediate action to counter anti-competitive behaviour of Telkom, the dominant fixed line operator. Read the full statement.