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OA News: March 9, 2010

March 9, 2010  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. Only 4% of global telecommunications investments are for Africa. Factors vary but revolveĀ  around a lack of confidence in the continent:
    Under-investment, bane of African ICT development, say experts {The Guardian UK}
  2. Nigeria must put extra effort into supporting broadband:
    Experts worry over low broadband use at eWorld forum {Vanguard}
  3. The TLD process is often time consuming, but soon that will hopefully change. Also, cost may not be preventing as many registrations as one may think:
    Africa TLD registries discuss take-up of domains {The Standard}
  4. An international IT and business process consultant answers the question:
    Has the current Information technology revolution really reached Africa? {Next}
  5. A controversial project in Kenya is showing promising economic results. There is still plenty of controversy:
    Shower of Aid Brings Flood of Progress {Sauri Journal via NY Times}