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Internet access is gradually becoming more affordable in Mozambique
April 3, 2014 ♦ No Comment

At the AITEC Southern Africa ICT Summit 2014, Mozambique became the third African country and the first in Southern Africa to join the Alliance for Affordable Internet.

Ethiopia, Sudan considered 2014 ‘Enemies of the Internet’
March 20, 2014 ♦ No Comment
Ethiopia, Sudan considered 2014 ‘Enemies of the Internet’

The 2014 Reporters Without Borders annual list of Internet Enemies contains Ethiopia and Sudan. Both score high for online censorship.

ICT projects are strengthening The Gambia’s economy
March 19, 2014 ♦ No Comment

A technology summit held in The Gambia allowed ICT stakeholders to discuss how information technology can strengthen their economy. By doing so, they hoped to encourage Gambians to participate in the process.

Multi-stakeholder affordable internet forum held in Abuja, Nigeria
March 12, 2014 ♦ No Comment

On March 11th, the A4AI coalition hosted Nigeria’s first multi-stakeholder affordable internet forum. Held in Abuja, participants discussed challenges facing cheaper internet access in Nigeria along with how to overcome these barriers to access.

Paul Kagame on information, broadband, and youth
February 17, 2014 ♦ No Comment

Last month, Rwandan President Paul Kagame wrote an editorial that stresses the need to empower youth through technology to ensure economic growth for Africa.

Alliance for Affordable Internet Affordability Report highlights successes in Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria
December 9, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Alliance for Affordable Internet Affordability Report highlights successes in Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has just released “The Affordability Report 2013″ which attempts to understand why only some countries have succeeded in creating universal Internet access.