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OA News: April 14, 2010

April 14, 2010  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. The European Commission approved funding for the first stage of the AfricaConnect Initiative, which aims to improve research collaborations and access to information:
    New broadband network for Africa approved {Afrol News}
  2. The program seeks American students to send refurbished computers to African schools in need:
    Computers for Africa Launches New Initiative to Help Schools {VOA News}
  3. VSAT will connect over 100 rural sites in Ethiopia:
    Ethiopia’s Telco extends broadband services to rural areas {Ethiopian Journal}
  4. The University of Nairobi recently partnered with Nokia:
    Nokia-UoN launch software compute library {KBC}
  5. The telecom operators in Kenya are implementing digital villages as part of the Kenya Communication Amendment Act 2009. Digital centers will be equipped by between 10 to 20 computers, have Internet connections and scanners:
    Digital Villages Project Rolled Out {Business Daily via allAfrica}