09 August 2011

Kitsong ~ Botswana's Rural IT Village Ventures

BBC's Egon Cossou asks Can tech save Botswana's empty villages?
"Botswana has one of the most stable and successful economies in the whole of Africa. But most opportunities are based in the bigger cities and towns. That has led to worries that small villages could face a lingering death unless there are moves to boost their economies. The government has gone into partnership with a telecoms company [Mascom] to provide villages with communications hubs [called Kitsong], to try to keep businesses in rural areas."
Read the full report by Cossou.

1 comment:

chandra said...

Significant and precious information. I feel botswana is getting help from government and hope it develops economically!
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