Think tank

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
 12
South Africa average
 29
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Dr Alison Gillwald
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Dr Alison Gillwald
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2020
Research ICT Africa
 7
South Africa average
 18
Global average
 14
% Female staff
2020
Research ICT Africa
71% 
South Africa average
27% 
Global average
 18%
% Female researchers
2020
Research ICT Africa
57% 
South Africa average
 16%
Global average
 9%

Organisational performance

Publications
2019
Research ICT Africa
 8
South Africa average
 9
Global average
 45

Social

Likes (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3,447
South Africa average
 3,447
Global average
 34,529
Twitter
Followers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3,262
South Africa average
 3,679
Global average
 6,460
Subscribers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3
South Africa average
 3
Global average
 5,897
Followers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 1,039
South Africa average
 1,039
Global average
 94,573

Data notes

Last updated: 01/03/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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