Questioning the pace and pathway of e-government development in Africa: A case study of South Africa's Cape Gateway project

@article{Maumbe2008QuestioningTP,
  title={Questioning the pace and pathway of e-government development in Africa: A case study of South Africa's Cape Gateway project},
  author={Blessing Mukabeta Maumbe and Vesper Owei and Helen Alexander},
  journal={Government Information Quarterly},
  year={2008},
  volume={25},
  pages={757-777}
}
The paper examines e-government development in Africa. This study is based on the Cape Gateway project in South Africa, a leading e-government initiative on the continent. We observe that African countries have jumped on the e-government band wagon by looking mostly at the benefits without a clear risk assessment. We argue that African countries should question the pace and pathway for their e-government programs. We caution that e-government models from developed countries do not necessarily… CONTINUE READING
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