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Post Archive for July 2011

27 inactive (but influential) African Twitter accounts
July 31, 2011 ♦ 2 Comments
27 inactive (but influential) African Twitter accounts

Twitter accounts come and go, but their efforts are not forgotten. Here are a couple dozen example of once-active African accounts that currently lie dormant.

Savvy browser, mobile, OS trends emerge from recent site visits
July 30, 2011 ♦ No Comment
Savvy browser, mobile, OS trends emerge from recent site visits

In November 2010, we reported on demographics of visitors to this site. Now, 8 months later and with a larger sample size, it is time to examine how African web habits have changed. A less-than-scientific look at internal web traffic to this site confirms many national, regional, and continental trends. …

Online resources for upcoming 2011 African elections
July 29, 2011 ♦ No Comment
Online resources for upcoming 2011 African elections

Over the next nine months, sixteen additional African nations will hold democratic elections, but how much information will be exchanged using the Internet?

OA News: July 24-27, 2011
July 27, 2011 ♦ No Comment
OA News: July 24-27, 2011

15 stories: MXit privacy, Burundi’s 3G, Africa Digital Week on horizon, Seacom’s land network, Google & education networks, Co-creation hub Nigeria, on ‘Made in Africa’

Summer 2011 video roundup: e-learning, gender, mobile, and more
July 26, 2011 ♦ No Comment

In case you missed them (like we did), here are 9 short video clips devoted to raising awareness of various aspects of ICT progress across Africa. They have all been published in the past 4 months and come from unique sources. This collection by no means represents all of the …

‘Group buy’ sites still limited to the largest African markets
July 25, 2011 ♦ 6 Comments

Updated 3/2/13 with Pennysaver.co.ke. Updated 12/10/11 with news of closures of Dealify and Zappon in South Africa. Updated 11/19/11 with site from Zimbabwe. Updated: 9/25/11 with sites from Ghana, Morocco, RĂ©union, SA, and Tunisia. The South African and Kenyan markets are very near saturation. Encouraging is the appearance of sites …