Olusegun Abolaji Ogundeji

Articles by Olusegun Abolaji Ogundeji

Sierra Leone buys US$18M biometric machines for elections

Technology is also expected to play role in monitoring Liberian elections. While critics argue that the biometric system could fail, others say they expect the modern technology to reduce or stop underage voting and reduce the percentage of invalid votes nationwide

Sierra Leone highlights broadband challenges

As Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization prepares to deploy mobile services, a number of hurdles remain

Power supply issues hamper ICT growth in Liberia

It can be costly to charge a cellphone or use the Internet in parts of the African country where electric devices may be restructed to publicly-available facilities

Government employs Internet to boost education in Liberia

A free Internet service is available for university students to help boost computer literacy. Although the public-private project will expire in a year, students will then only be charged a small fee for access

Group preparing second PC shipment to Sierra Leone

Organization to put computers in hands of youth hopes to send gear next month. Its first shipment, which took two years, was hobbled by bureaucracy and shipping costs

Africell aims to make phones affordable to all

Subscribers can buy cellphone in as little as five monthly payments

Experts: Sierra Leone needs an ICT resource centre

Only a small number of people in the country use the Internet. That could be boosted if there was an information and communication technology resource centre to increase IT knowledge

A country with a

Sierra Leone has a population of only about 5 million, about 17 per cent of whom are computer literate. One wireless service provider calls on the government to make computer courses part of the school program

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