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In the past two years, there have been more than 50 Kickstarter and Indiegogo projects to help improve African ICT access and/or literacy. Most have successfully raised money within the past year.
The other day, Jeune Afrique posted an interesting article on how leaders of West African and Central African nations are less likely to be engaged on Twitter than counterparts in other African regions.
Google is giving away $125,000 dollars to the five most inspiring stories of how the web and Google have played a pivotal role in transforming lives in Africa. Each will receive $25,000 to improve on their success.
The World Summit Award is a global initiative within the UN Framework. It awards outstanding local e-content and promotes it at a global level. 14 African nations are represented in 2013.
Launched in June 2013, Nigerian online startup NextSpeel is making it possible for African soap operas and TV series to be legally accessed online. The site currently streams nearly a dozen on-demand series for free – no registration required.
On Twitter, African business and technology interest is very heavily concentrated in Kenya, South Africa, Egypt, and Nigeria.