"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.
09 August 2011
Kitsong ~ Botswana's Rural IT Village Ventures
BBC's Egon Cossou asks Can tech save Botswana's empty villages?