Grandmothers. Young kids. Women. Men.
Kanga sellers. Mkokoteni drivers. Farmers. Mandazi bakers.
Of Asian, African - or European origin.
Across religions. Partisan politics. Age. Gender.*
Across the nation.
Texting is a must.
Maybe the KATIBA should include a chapter on the ONE thing which seems to unite WATANZANIA?
*) Of course, not all TANZANIANS have access to mobile phones, in fact the gap between the ones who have and the ones who haven't is probably more interesting to focus on?!
Tanzanian mobile phone users to hit 36m by 2015 the Tanzanian daily The Citizen wrote on July 26 2011. If correct this means about 75% of the 42 million population will have access to a mobile phone within the next four years. The Citizen is focused on the growth perspective and the competition between the telecom companies I am curious about the impact of the access of the mobile phone has if we are talking rural Tanzania, women and people with little or no education.
These articles 'Is the ‘mobile phone revolution’ in Africa really for everybody?' and'Mobile phones and the new ‘digital divide’' are coupling the positive development with concerns.