Happy Birthday to the Internet;An overview of internet activity in Ghana

If you are reading this, then you are definitely on the internet and we thought you should know there is a cause for celebration. Today we join the rest of the world to celebrate the International Internet Day: the internet is 25 years today. August 23rd every year is set aside to celebrate the invention of the World Wide Web. The World Wide Web was invented by Sir Tim Bernes-Lee in 1991. Since then, the world has become a global village. Communication via the internet has connected the billions of people dotted all over the earth in a tremendous way with speed, accessibility, ease, privacy, accuracy etc. The internet is widely used globally and Ghana is no exception. Above is a visualization of the population of Ghana in relation to the level of internet penetration in the years 2000 and 2016.

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