Category Archives: Africa

Surfing to .. Ghana

Another trip to Africa this month to see a different presentation of data. The Ghana Statistical Service (http://www.statsghana.gov.gh/ ) has a very neat Home page which is spoilt by the ticker tape news line and the inability of the user … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Africa, Continent | Tagged | Leave a comment

Surfing to .. Nigeria

Africa is a continent that has had little surfing to, so this month I have decided to surf to Nigeria. Checking back through my records, I note this is the first review of that country’s website. The site of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Africa, Continent, Year | Tagged | Leave a comment

Surfing to .. Malawi

It is over a decade since I assisted with the creation of the website of the National Statistics Office of Malawi. The current site (http://www.nso.malawi.net/) bears no resemblance to the original – and that is just one indication of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Africa | Tagged | 1 Comment

Surfing to .. Egypt

I was hoping this month to review the new version of the UK’s Office for National Statistics web site (www.ons.gov.uk ) but, alas, it is not going to be ready for some months yet. One of the avid readers of … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, Africa, Continent, Year | Tagged | Leave a comment

Kenya

The volcano in Iceland halted a great deal of vegetable and flower cargo from Kenya as well as disrupting people’s plans. So this month, I have chosen to take a look at the website of the Kenya National Bureau of … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, Africa | Tagged | Leave a comment

Uganda

Summer has gone in the UK so, thinking of sunshine, I ventured this month to Uganda (average temperature in September is 27.7 degrees!). Entry to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics site (http://www.ubos.org/) takes the user to a centred, fixed-width, Home … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Africa | Tagged | Leave a comment

South Africa

Statistics South Africa (http://www.statssa.gov.za ) is a fixed size home page – that easily fits well within my screen. I thought some may find the text a little small and tried to increase the size – to no avail. The … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Africa | Tagged | Leave a comment