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PhD research

LINK PhD students and the titles of their accepted research proposals:

  • Nazira Hoosen: A critical review of academic practice and integrated educational technology use at a South African university: The "real" level
  • Ditshego Magoro: Investigating cultural knowledge systems, Mandhwane and mind mobilisation for rural communities in the digital era
  • Phosa Mashangoane: Digital transformation for social development: A study on primary health e-services
  • Songezo Mata: Exploring early stage digital transformation in secondary mathematics education
  • Johanna Mavhungu: Critical analysis of contours of film and television industries convergence in South Africa

Master's research

LINK Master's students and the titles of their successful research reports:

  • Abbas Fufore: Independence as an effective pillar to regulation in the Nigerian telecommunications sector
  • Alex Nkurunziza: Interconnection as a barrier to competition in the Rwandan telecommunication sector
  • Ashraf Patel: Assessment of business models in Africa's undersea cable market
  • Bronwen Kausch: Regulating mobile money to create an enabling business environment
  • Caroline Macharia: Barriers to broadband market development in rural areas in South Africa
  • Catherine Mushi: Exploring ICASA's institutional arrangements and its regulatory performance
  • Ebrahim Ghoord: Policv lessons from assessing computer use in secondary schools in a provincial capital, Polokwane
  • Eugene Karangwa: Policy insights from an assessment of NEPAD e-schools in Rwanda
  • Felistas Tahwa: A review of the policy and regulatory environment of mobile banking in Zimbabwe
  • George Motlhabane: Policy barriers to automated access to information for crime reduction
  • Goodman Silaule: Assessment of regulatory quality in the telecommunications sector
  • Imraan Khan: New media influences on the public broadcaster's value chain and business model
  • Itumeleng Mokgoro: An Assessment of Self-Regulation: The Wireless Applications Service Providers’ Code of Conduct
  • Lebogang Jiya: Examining factors that affect municipal broadband rollout: The case of Tshwane  
  • Letlhogonolo Moroeng: A perspective on fixed-to-mobile substitution in South Africa
  • Mandla Ngcobo: Monitoring and evaluation of universal service obligations for mobile network operators in South Africa
  • Mankankane Magagane: Infrastructure sharing and access to broadband, the role of policy and regulation
  • Mbombo Maleka: A gender based analysis of ICT adoption and usage
  • Ncedisa Mafani: Assessing the e-health policy development process using policy process network approach
  • Nthumeni Nengovhela: The performance of government information technology officers in e-government policy implementation
  • Owen Thothela: The influence of regulatory approaches on competition in the South African pay-TV market
  • Peter Zimri: Radio-frequency spectrum: The out-of-sight out-of-mind national strategic resource
  • Praneel Ruplal: ADSL uptake and regulatory intervention in South Africa
  • Pria Chetty:  An Analysis of Electronic Signature Regulation in South Africa
  • Sagadhevan Chetty: Analysing processes for regulating interconnection rates in India and South Africa
  • Samantha Perry: Local loop unbundling and competition in South Africa
  • Seth Buhigiro: The role of telecentres in promoting socio-economic growth in Rwanda
  • Stanley Shanapinda: Assessing stakeholder perceptions of effectiveness of Namibia's communications regulatory framework
  • Thabiso Mochiko: Concurrent jurisdiction in the telecommunications sector in South Africa
  • Thenjiwe Dube: The effects of mobile number portability on consumers in South Africa
  • Vusi Moyeni: Analysis of South Africa's ICT policy through developmental state and ICT4D theories
  • Tsholofelo Mooketsi: Factors affecting Internet and broadband penetration in ordinary schools in South Africa
  • Eugenia Sekgobela: NRENs as ICT infrastructure to support e-services at universities
  • Juliet Maina: A perspective on three core elements of digital transformation in Kenya’s commercial banks
  • Yolisa Kedama: Advantages and disadvantages of ICASA’s 2011 proposed spectrum licensing models
  • Ditshego Magoro: The challenges of rural connectivity: Eight case studies of Thusong Service Centres in Mopani District
  • Michael Malema: The evolution of GIS ICT applications for sustainable utilisation and management of natural resources in agriculture and rural development in Gauteng
  • Mcoseleli Mshiywa: Access and usage of mobile broadband in fast-tracking service delivery to under-served communities
  • Goitsemang Mthethwa: Internet regulation of harmful content affecting children