Digital divide widens in The Gambia

Expensive and inaccessible electricity is preventing poor children in Africa from joining in the digital revolution
Muhammed Jawara's lessons never last more than half an hour. Teaching ICT at a secondary school in the Gambian village of Sohm, where there is no mains power source, means when the battery of the clapped-out donated laptop he uses to teach with dies, class is over.
To charge this laptop for his next class, Jawara must cycle to a nearby village where an NGO with electricity lets him plug in. He makes this trip up to ten times a day.

Read more at: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development-professionals-network/2013/jun/06/gambia-digital-divide-widens