How Africa achieved the world’s highest growth in Internet users between 2000 and 2017

How Africa achieved the world’s highest growth in Internet users between 2000 and 2017

In Bra Willy's recent monthly feature on SAFM's Media Show he shared insights about the growth of Internet users in Africa between the years 2000 and 2017. This blog expands on the topic. The source of the stats is Internet World Stats.   Internet Users in Africa in 2000   You can find the associated spreadsheet…

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Interactive Graph: Internet and Facebook Penetration in Africa

The inspiration While tracking and publishing online mention stats on 6 African countries that were conducting elections and the referendum today, we hit on an idea to graphically display Internet and Facebook penetration stats of all African countries. The interactive graph of Internet and Facebook stats in Africa Using InternetWorldStats as our source, we graphed Internet and…

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The right to #internet access

The internet is a platform that allows people to learn, connect and to stay informed about current affairs. The UN officially declared it a human right to have internet access in 2011. A disconcerting 68% of the world still does not have access to the internet. Amongst other things, the internet has allowed for collaboration,…

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The #Internet is the best thing for Africa since bread

idea for this post was conceived in September 2011, the first time Bra Willy visited Kenya and fell hopelessly in love with it because of the can-do spirit of its citizens, as exemplified by strides made in the digital technology sphere. As many of us who work in the digital space now know, there have…

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