Summer Abstract 2017: Smart Cities in Africa

The following is an abstract for research, Summer 2017 in Sub-Saharan Africa: Discussing the current and possible technology developments of municipal and regional infrastructures in sub-Saharan Africa. Weighing the benefits and challenges of implementing technology-inclined public policy, this research focuses on reference examples from Ghana, Kenya, and South Africa and the general future developments of digital Read more about Summer Abstract 2017: Smart Cities in Africa[…]

Feature: Solar Power Adoption by Low Income Groups in Ghana

(Updated February 22, 2017) Happy New Year from DAP! We begin the year with our first feature from the Africana Studies Global Initiatives with Mpho Bowie-Molefe: Solar Power Adoption by Low Income Groups in Ghana It came as a surprise to many of my friends that I had spent part of my summer in Ghana. Read more about Feature: Solar Power Adoption by Low Income Groups in Ghana[…]

Lehigh University: Scenes from South Mountain

From lehighu.tumblr.com: Freddy Coleman ’17 wanted to do research overseas, so he developed a project that combines his interests in computer science, information systems and Africana studies. Through his Digitizing Africa Project, he studies issues like quality of service and power consumption in Ghana so businesses have the information they need to successfully work there. Read more about Lehigh University: Scenes from South Mountain[…]