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OA News: April 6, 2011

April 6, 2011  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. #EastAfricaCom brought together over 700 members of the African telecoms industry. Topics of debate revolved around broadband: costs, mobile, undersea cables, and more:
    East Africa Com: day 1 round-up {IT News Africa}
  2. WACS prepares for SA landing {myBroadband}
  3. On how Mocality aims to be the most comprehensive business directory on the continent:
    Stefan Magdalinksi: On an African mission to provide internet resources {African Business Review}
  4. A 20-minute video that examines the cyber fraud sub-culture of Ghana:
    The Sakawa Boys {VBS}
  5. The challenge of branding using social media in Africa is a low (but growing) user base:
    Twitter and Facebook marketing – are African businesses cashing in on free advertising? {African Business Review}
  6. The newly re-designed site aims to be more conducive for the exchange of information:
    Africa eLearning news portal goes live {BizTech Africa}
  7. This document notes some highlights of the PanAf network’s research specifically regarding ‘Web 2.0’ in the sampled schools (106 of them):
    Use of Web 2.0 in the Schools of the panaf project {Panaf}