(57.)Bernie Fanaroff, 'The Role of Telecommunications in Economic Growth: Projects for Southern Africa', paper to the Telecommunications Regulatory Symposium sponsored by the Centre for the Development of Information and Telecommunications Policy (CDITP
), Johannesburg, 28-30 July 1993; Jay Naidoo, 'Cellular Telephone Proposals Ring Impractical', Business Day, 31 August 1993.
Now, a more open atmosphere for discussion exists, and the spectrum of participation has been widened considerably to include such people and organizations as Peter Davis, president of the CSSA (more generally, South Africa has over a dozen IT-related professional societies); Andile Ngcaba, head of the ANC Information Systems Department and a prospective ministerial candidate; and Lyndall Shope-Mafole, head of the recently formed Center for the Development of Information and Telecommunications Policy (CDITP).
(It might be noted that part of the logo for CDITP shows a village hut attached to a phone, a microcomputer and a satellite dish.)