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OA News: August 21, 2010

August 21, 2010  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. The Middle East and Africa region holds 45 per cent of the world’s energy potential from renewable sources – enough to generate more than three times the world’s power demand:
    Sustainability is big business {gulfnews}
  2. Interview with the immediate past executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission:
    Unreliable power, multiple regulation, bane of telecoms industry – Ndukwe {Daily Independent}
  3. MTN South Africa currently has 99% 2G population coverage and 48% 3G population coverage:
    MTN boosts broadband capacity {myBroadband.co.za}
  4. A review of the Tech4Africa conference with great discussion on infrastructure, the cloud, and whether only Africans can solve Africa’s tech conundrums:
    African IT Struggles With Infrastructure, Financial Issues {Internet Evolution}
  5. This popular two-week old list is still valuable:
    20 Kenyan web and tech innovations worth watching {memeburn}
  6. iPhone 4 Will be in Kenya by November {Tech Mtaa}