Post Archive for May 2011
g-Ghana conference, UN speaks to African ICT as societal need, Intel to test small-quantity prepaid broadband, ICT centre in Harare
Last week marked the soft launch of emuallim.com, a one-on-one Arab online tutoring platform targeted toward the estimated 9 million broadband Internet users located in Arab nations (including North Africa).
Health & e-governance are hot topics, Ghanaian writers and the Internet, South African fibre, MainOne/Seacom agreement, USA firms eye Kenya
Although the Internet is great for improving education and health, people are naturally drawn to entertainment sites. Africans are no exception. However, despite growing interest and success, empirical evidence suggests that Nigeria’s decentralized movie industry relies more on Facebook than the traditional Web. Still, there is room for growth.
Major news-makers for the month included unrest in Ivory Coast, Nigerian elections, Ugandan social media threats, and undersea cables in South Africa.
28 entrepreneurs predict mobile advances.