Information and Communication Technology

The mobile phone and Internet have become very useful communication facilities for people, businesses and organizations. Some of the common uses include electronic mailing, accessing information, conducting business transactions, social networking and shopping. The district has 36,659 of the population aged 12 years and older owning mobile phones. This comprises 46.1 percent male and 53.9 percent of the female.

On the other hand, 404 of the population   use internet facility which comprises of 70.5 percent males and 29.5 percent female users. More than two-thirds of the communities in the district are not covered by any communication service. Sometimes there is interference with the signal from other networks in neighbouring Burkina Faso. This situation sometimes makes communication within and without the district very difficult which affects various economic and social service delivery.


Date Created : 11/15/2017 6:01:08 AM