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By John Dunn

The imperative challenge of recent executive and political motion is easy methods to select and enforce potent fiscal regulations. hence, the commercial issues of public coverage have assumed a extra favourite position in modern political inspiration. regardless of efforts between political scientists, economists, and sociologists to fathom the complexities of this extra size, none of those reliable sciences deals a pleasing method of the matter. This quantity makes an attempt to reveal the old novelty and highbrow value of this trouble, to discover its origins, and to acquire a treatment via a clearer and steadier concentration. The book's participants diversity from historians of rules to financial theorists, who carry the process in their personal highbrow self-discipline to endure upon the difficulty.

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Owing to these circumstances, they have no prospects of securing jobs in an industry in which they will be able to put their skills into practical use. These graduates constitute a wasted generation. If the country has a pragmatic and effective science and technology policy, these young graduates should not be wandering the streets, looking for something to engage their attention and skills. It is not enough to train the youth to develop computer knowledge and skills. Government and the private sector must assist them to find meaningful ways of putting their skills into practice.

There is no question that mobile phones are transforming the mode of communication in Africa, including how African citizens interact among themselves, how they do business, how they work and how they entertain themselves. Mobile phones have also reduced or removed the physical distance between people who reside in rural and remote communities and those who live 18 New Technologies in Developing Societies in cities. The chapter argues that mobile phones have been successfully harnessed by African citizens because the technology has many communication benefits and has therefore filled a niche in the lives of ordinary people.

Ix) cautions that the effects of the spread of new technologies cannot be regarded as all positive. He states that a majority of the human population, particularly those who live in abject poverty, have been passed over by the technological revolution. He warns that developing countries, in particular the rural population, are at risk of lagging further behind in the age of new technologies. Consequently, the gap between the technology ‘haves’ and the ‘have-nots’ has widened owing to the ability of the new technologies to empower those who have access to them, as well as those who are able to harness technological resources.

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