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OA News: February 19-21, 2010

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Stories from late last week and the past weekend:

  1. The GRACE Project is empowering more and more women in numerous African nations:
    Girls can click away to bigger things {Daily Monitor}
  2. The counterfeiting of products is becoming a major problem in certain areas:
    HP intensifies fight against fake products in Ghana, Nigeria {Ghana Business News}
  3. An excellent idea to stimulate creativity and awareness:
    How ICTs Are Changing the Way We Live: eLearning Africa Launches Online Photo Competition {Training Press Releases}
  4. This article mentions Uhurunet, the continent-wide broadband network set to begin operations in a couple of months:
    Want to Really Help the World’s Poorest? Get Them Broadband Internet! {Big Think}
  5. Nothing new here, but it reached a large audience:
    The Revolution Has Gone Mobile {New York Times}
  6. A well-priced broadband network for Zimbabwe?
    Liquid Telecom to Launch Fibre Network at ‘Good Prices the Like of Which Have Not Been Seen’ {Balancing Act via allAfrica}
  7. Another nation is investing in African ICT:
    Israel to Give Technological Support {New Vision via allAfrica}