Afro@digital / Akangbé Productions ; a film by Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda ; co-production, Akangbé Productions, TV10 Angers, Dipanda Yo! ; producer, N'Diagna Adéchoubou

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Subjects: Information society--Africa
Internet--Africa
Digital divide--Africa
Information technology--Social aspects--Africa
Telecommunication--Social aspects--Africa
Cybercafes--Africa
Documentary films
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, French, Yoruba
Audience: Adult
Published: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, c2003
LC Classification: H, HM
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternate Titles: Afrodigital
Additional Authors: Bakupa-Kanyinda, Balufu
Adéchoubou, N'Diagna
Akangbé Productions
TV10 (Television station : Angers, France)
Dipanda Yo! (Firm)
California Newsreel (Firm)
Notes: DVD
In English, French, Jula and Yoruba with English subtitles
Credits: Editing, Laurence Dubrulle
Summary: Looks as the information technology revolution which has become a daily reality in many African countries where the Internet, mobile telephones and digital video cameras are being used with extraordinary creativity. Visits a marabout who explains he no longer replies by letter to questions but uses his mobile phone and email to transmit his advice. Another illustration of the digital revolution in Africa is the rise of internet cafes and cyber teahouses. In some towns in Senegal and the Congo, increasing numbers are connecting to internet using a laptop computer with a mobile phone
OCLC Number: 57533343