News update Telecoms and ICT in Africa – Issue No 40 on 22 September 2000

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CAMEROON - MAD FOR ICT BUT THE INTERNET NOT YET A DREAM COME TRUE

22 September 2000

The message about the importance of using Information Communications Technologies (ICT) seems to be hitting Cameroonians through all available media. There seems to be a genuine enthusiasm to learn more about what it can do. But Mathias Nyeck describes how this has yet to translate into widespread use of the internet. Information and communication technologies (ICT) seem to be at the heart of discussions between the government and donors. Through television, radio, newspapers and magazines and the adverts they carry cameroonians are being bombarded with the importance of having these tools in order to enter the third millennium. Two months…