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Post Archive for September 2010

African tech startups go 0-for-3 at Seedcamp Week
September 30, 2010 ♦ No Comment
African tech startups go 0-for-3 at Seedcamp Week

600 applicants
40 hailed from South Africa
3 of 23 semi-finalists were from South Africa
0 of 12 finalists are African start-ups

O ICT
September 30, 2010 ♦ No Comment
O ICT

Considering how networks are often compared to trees, it only makes sense to adapt an inspirational poem to the structure/tune “O Tannenbaum“. The possibilities are endless:
O ICT, O ICT,
How Africa adores you!
From local content in the south,
To mobile banking in the east.
O ICT, O ICT,
How Africa adores you!
O ICT, O …

OA News: September 26-27, 2010
September 28, 2010 ♦ No Comment

Connecting 600k schools, LION2 cable to land in Kenya, indigenous software for Nigeria

Will the public ever hear (or care) about IPv6?
September 23, 2010 ♦ No Comment
Will the public ever hear (or care) about IPv6?

Imagine waking up one day in 2012 and loading your browser’s homepage only to find an “address not found” error. It would feel like the end of the world and could very well happen if servers are not properly upgraded by domain registries and educational institutions. Globally, let alone in …

OA News: September 22-23, 2010
September 22, 2010 ♦ No Comment

E-learning needs teachers & infrastructure, Zimbabwean opinion, EU wireless project, cyber crime in North Africa

ict@innovation FOSS Stories at Idlelo 2010
September 21, 2010 ♦ No Comment

At the African conference for Fourth African Conference on FOSS (free and open source software) and the Digital Commons, Idelo 4, ict@innovation captured stories of people working with Free and Open Source in Africa. Conference attendees worked on such projects as:

Free and open source applications to teach online in Africa …