Post Archive for October 2010
Nine stories from the past 3 days: Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and more
Yes, it’s Google, and yes, it’s similar to Yahoo! Answers, but the new Baraza site fills a major void in African web-space. Not only is there relatively little targeted African content, but typical African content that does exist often lacks value or focus. Now, with Baraza, not only can users …
13 years of Nigerian Internet growth, eGranary computer program, mobile cost structures
After diligently keeping track of news stories relating to African ICT progress for a full year, it is time to reflect.
ITU stats, Nigerian broadband costs & mobile stats, Asian investment, Glo 1 & ACE, .africa campaign
From 2010, but applicable to Facebook and mobile banking users everywhere.
The generic password is not a uniquely African problem by any means, but is an area where Africa can potentially leapfrog the rest of the world. However, the task of imposing complex passwords is far from easy. For one, what …