Regarding intermediaries, and the use of written English amongst Yoruba speaking people, Pat Hall asked me to explain more about the situation in Oke-Ogun: Pam, is there something else going on here - perhaps the language policies of Nigeria have led to the education system favouring English?
Pat Hall's questions for Pam McLean open up a whole range of issues regarding the intersection of sociolinguistics, and language and education policies with ICT policy that are pertinent to the discussion but probably need to be explored in depth elsewhere. I'll let Pam reply on the particular
After lurking on the list for more than a week, allow me to introduce myself. I am director for the Uconnect Schools Project. Our NGO is providing computers to mostly rural primary and secondary schools in Uganda. Schools pay something less than $200 for each computer, which is enough for us to