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OA News: January 19-21, 2011

January 22, 2011  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. For infrastructure:
    World Bank Chief announces US$27m for Gambia’s ICT Sector {Afrique en ligne}
  2. Google growing internet and digital advertising in Egypt {ITP}
  3. The World Wide Web Foundation’s VOICES project aims to give youth and families without typical computing abilities a way to access the Internet with voice-enabled apps. Primary aims are for self-sustainability within agricultural and health areas:
    Web Inventor Tim Berners-Lee Seeks Voice-Enabled Internet in Africa {FastCompany}
  4. Internet trends to watch in 2011 {New Vision}
  5. Cell C has partnered with well known energy drink brand Red Bull to form the country’s second mobile virtual network operator, following in the footsteps of Virgin Mobile:
    Red Bull broadband and cellular coming to South Africa {myBroadband.co.za}
  6. How influential are social networks on social change?
    Twittering on the Edge {Pambazuka News via allAfrica.com}