Digital government is not working

Donor-driven e-government projects in developing countries often attempt to transplant what was successful elsewhere. But success requires buy-in from locals – both governments and citizens alike.…

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About time governments helped their citizens deal with cybersecurity

Cyber criminals are extremely active across the globe – and, unfortunately, also very successful. In Africa, too, businesses are losing billions to cybercrime. A quick Internet search shows that governments in the Southern African Development Community aren’t really prioritising cybersecurity. Botswana doesn’t name cyber security as one of its…

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