Research ICT Africa

RIA
Cape Town, South Africa

Research ICT Africa (RIA) is an African think tank that has operated for over a decade to fill a strategic gap in the development of a sustainable information society and network knowledge economy. It has done so by building the ICT policy and regulatory research capacity needed to inform effective ICT governance in Africa. It hosts an African network which extends across the continent and further collaborates and leverages its activities through national, regional and continental partnerships.

Contact details

Website:
https://researchictafrica.net

Address:
P.O. Box 228, Green Point, 8051, Cape Town, South Africa

Country:
South Africa

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2009
Age (years)
Research ICT Africa
 15
South Africa average
 29
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Dr Alison Gillwald
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Mlamli Booi
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Dr Alison Gillwald
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2023
Research ICT Africa
 53
South Africa average
 28
Global average
 66
2021
Research ICT Africa
 23
2020
Research ICT Africa
 7
% Female staff
2023
Research ICT Africa
 37%
South Africa average
 25%
Global average
 50%
2021
Research ICT Africa
 57%
2020
Research ICT Africa
 71%
% Female researchers
2021
Research ICT Africa
 48%
South Africa average
 14%
Global average
 16%
2020
Research ICT Africa
 57%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Research ICT Africa
 46
South Africa average
 32
Global average
 65
2020
Research ICT Africa
 13
2019
Research ICT Africa
 8
Financials
2019
Research ICT Africa
 $841,000
South Africa average
 $29,146,160
Global average
 $52,546,603

Social

Likes (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3,447
South Africa average
 2,776
Global average
 46,127
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Research ICT Africa
 4,546
South Africa average
 10,153
Global average
 18,127
Followers (2022)
Research ICT Africa
 4,017
Followers (2021)
Research ICT Africa
 3,491
Subscribers (2022)
Research ICT Africa
 4
South Africa average
 3,173
Global average
 5,838
Subscribers (2021)
Research ICT Africa
 3
Subscribers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3
Followers (2022)
Research ICT Africa
 2,356
South Africa average
 33,343
Global average
 16,662
Followers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 1,039

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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