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OA News: July 1-3, 2010

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  1. Hailing the spirit of entrepreneurship across Africa, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Judith McHale called on all Africans to quickly embrace changing technology that can aid economic growth across the continent:
    Maximizing Value and Impact of East African Broadband for Higher Education {NewsBlaze}
  2. Last week, the Secretary General of the ITU, Dr. Hamadoun Toure, was in the Burkina Faso capital for the African ICT Best Practices forum 2010:
    Lets Seek Global Solution to Cyber Security Threat – Toure {Vanguard via allAfrica}
  3. Nigeria’s New President To Continue Encouraging Foreign Investments {}
  4. The three components of the program will assist the Government of Ghana to generate growth and employment by leveraging ICT. $40mm was approved in 2006:
    World Bank Provides Additional U.S. $44.7 Million for eGhana Project {TMC}
  5. Reuters reports on Main One’s benefits:
    UPDATE 1-Undersea cable set to boost West Africa broadband {Reuters Africa}
  6. In Finland, every citizen is entitled to 1Mbps broadband, although 96% of the country is already at this level:
    1 Mbps now a legal right {}