Some initial notes World Bank (infoDev.org) Study UNESCO Open EMIS
SWALIM is an information system managed by FAO in Nairobi.
A number of provinces (Gauteng, Limpopo) and cities are at various stages in launching new housing demand databases. It is not clear whether they are all using the same system, but a National Housing Demand Database is currently being developed by local GIS company Global Image.
Down Referral is a mechanism to increase access to care for large numbers of patients requiring Anti-RetroViral (ARV) therapy. Down referral to primary health care sites often ensures that patients receive treatment within walking distance of their homes, reducing the financial burden associated with transport and loss of income for clinic visits. In South Africa […]
The South African Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is currently developing a web-based data management system aimed at expanding and strengthening community based participation in local government. Ward committees are the structure that makes it possible to narrow the gap between local municipalities and communities, since they have the knowledge and understanding of […]
Sub-Saharan Africa could soon have medical records of people living with HIV and AIDS patients run electronically, thanks to The DREAM Project which now operates within the framework of the national health systems of several African countries. DREAM has now spread to 10 African countries: Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, the Republic of Guinea, Guinea Bissau, […]
Question Boxes bring information to people who cannot or do not access the Internet directly. Question Boxes leap over illiteracy, computer illiteracy, lack of networks, and language barriers. They provide immediate, relevant information to people using their preferred mode of communication: speaking and listening. As such, Question Boxes combine the ease of using mobile phones […]
The Ujima Project is a collection of databases, documents and other information that attempts to bring transparency to the workings and spending of Africa governments, multinational non-governmental organizations and business enterprise in African countries. Because few African countries have freedom of information laws, getting at this information from inside the countries can be difficult. The […]
As part of the Delimitation/Demarcation and Capacity Building Programmes of the African Union Border Programme (AUBP) a Boundary Information System (BIS) is being established in the African Union. The BIS seeks to establish a Database of boundary and border related information relating to all African Countries. Specifically, the BIS being established is aimed at: The […]
This online database is the result of two years of research which has yielded almost 6000 records submitted between 2004 and 2008 by elected members in the National Assembly, National Cabinet, Nine Provincial Legislatures and Cabinets as well as the countries six metropolitan areas (cities). For the first time the publicly accessible disclosure forms of […]