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Post Archive for December 2012

OA News: December 18-29, 2012
December 29, 2012 ♦ No Comment

A curated weekly selection of online media headlines highlighting the spirit of African technology.

3G to launch soon in Djibouti
December 29, 2012 ♦ No Comment
3G to launch soon in Djibouti

Djibouti Telecom and Ericsson announced a contract for 3G networks back in September 2011. Mobile broadband service is finally set to launch in mid-January 2013.

Barcamp Benin brings together tech minds in Cotonou
December 26, 2012 ♦ 3 Comments
Barcamp Benin brings together tech minds in Cotonou

The Barcamp Benin event held in December 2012 brought together top tech minds in Cotonou, Benin.

New website promotes Chadian culture
December 23, 2012 ♦ No Comment
New website promotes Chadian culture

A team of four Chadian women living abroad have launched a new cultural website, La beauté tchadienne.

Recent events bode well for Togo’s techpreneurs
December 22, 2012 ♦ No Comment
Recent events bode well for Togo’s techpreneurs

Expect 2013 to be a year of massive growth for the Togolese tech scene.

France Telecom-Orange announces the launch of service for the ACE submarine cable
December 19, 2012 ♦ No Comment
France Telecom-Orange announces the launch of service for the ACE submarine cable

The submarine ACE cable, set to connect the west coast of Africa to international bandwidth, was officially launched on Dec. 19, 2012.