The study embarked on the management
of information systems, what it is all about as well as the impact of fifth
generation (5G) technologies, the advantages and disadvantages, and the countries
that roll out 5G technologies in Africa. The study was done in some African countries,
specifically South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, and Nigeria. The study employed a survey
research design and used a case study approach. Primary data were collected from
the mentioned countries. Respondents were companies and few randomly identified
individuals. The study identifies the advantages as well as disadvantages of 5G
technologies. The study results show that most African countries are still to invest
in 5G technologies and those that are using them are yet to bear heavy costs.
Keywords: Africa, Management Information Systems, 5G, Technologies.
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