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OA News: April 16-19, 2010

April 19, 2010  »  NewsNo Comment

News stories from April 16-19, 2010:

  1. Recent market research suggest that liberalisation of the ICT market has generally increased ICT penetration, but not in all cases:
    Africa intensifying efforts to improve ICT regulation – report {Mmegi Online}
  2. The 3rd East African Investment Conference will take place between April 27th and April 30th:
    East Africa to showcase investment opportunities to the world {BizCommunity.com}
  3. In the average educational setting, a computer only utilizes 10% of its CPU. This Microsoft-funded program will utilize a single computer as a server for multiple children, each with his or her own monitor, keyboard, and mouse:
    Microsoft in new ‘no byte left unused’ deal with schools {The East African}
  4. The two nations have seen some positive results working together both inside and outside the ICT sector:
    Tanzania benefits a lot from Chinese infrastructure aid: minister {People’s Daily Online}
  5. A lengthy opinion piece exploring the ups and downs of Nigeria’s ICT development:
    Odds Against ICT Sector {Daily Independent via allAfrica}
  6. Foris Telecom will focus and quick and cheap services in Kampala:
    Israeli Internet Provider Enters Country {The New Vision via allAfrica}