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Post Archive for February 2012

Updated: African leaders on Facebook (February 2012)
February 28, 2012 ♦ One Comment

The median growth rate for an African leader’s Facebook following has slowed to 10% since October 2011, but is still very much positive.

OA News: February 21-26, 2012
February 26, 2012 ♦ No Comment

This week’s news covers 20+ countries: ICT centers, broadband infrastructure plans, social media, Senegal elections, cyber security, and more

Official internet statistics from African telecoms regulators
February 25, 2012 ♦ No Comment

Data is tough to come by in the African telecommunications market. Fortunately, many national telecoms regulators release data online.

Somalia gov’t intends to create independent telecoms regulator
February 23, 2012 ♦ No Comment
Somalia gov’t intends to create independent telecoms regulator

Somali telecommunications stakeholders recently hammered out a draft communications law that will establish a legal framework for Somalia’s nascent telecoms industry.

OA News: February 14-21, 2012
February 21, 2012 ♦ No Comment

Snippets of the weekly tech/Internet/mobile/computing developments in over 20 African nations.

Sierra Leone poised for success with transparency portal, ACE fibre cable, 3G
February 18, 2012 ♦ No Comment
Sierra Leone poised for success with transparency portal, ACE fibre cable, 3G

Sierra Leone harnessed momentum from the October 2011 landing of the ACE fibre cable in Freetown, Sierra Leone and is off to a great start in 2012.