Africa: What Internet Brings

Generation Consciente, Une Autre Afrique writes: (Fr)“A book by Cameroonian Jacques Bonjawo, Internet, a Chance for Africa [L'Internet, Une Chance Pour l'Afrique in French] talks about the benefits of new information and communication technologies for Africa. However, the Internet promotes extraversion even if it is a way to make local cultures known. It glamourizes migration by forcing comparisons of standards of living, of educational, employment opportunities and of access to networks. “

1 comment

  • […] Continue to stay abreast by following posts made by bloggers on Congo such as CongoWatch, CongoGirl and of course posts on Global Voices Online. People living in Central Africa or working in DRC can give a more in-depth look than the 700 words or so allotted to the mainstream press. They also present more colorful stories of life and the people in Africa. It’s not always about death, despair and disease in Africa–although it is portrayed like that a lot. Let’s continuing working to change that. […]

Join the conversation

Authors, please log in »


  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.