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OA News: August 15-22, 2013

August 22, 2013  »  NewsNo Comment

Over the past week, we’ve found 104 stories of how ICT is changing 25+ African nations. Standouts include a new sub-$400 laptop for Ghana, arguments against a proposed VAT bill for Kenya, a continued emphasis on free Wi-Fi for areas of South Africa and how Sudanese are embracing social media during a time of crisis. From a general perspective, stories on using technology to reunite refugee families and Facebook’s goal of making mobile service delivery more efficient proved interesting reads.

Botswana

Cameroon

Chad

Djibouti

DR Congo

East Africa

Egypt

Ethiopia

Gambia

Ghana

Kenya

Lesotho

Malawi

Mauritius

Namibia

Nigeria

Rwanda

Sierra Leone

South Africa

Sudan

Swaziland

Tanzania

Togo

Tunisia

Uganda

West Africa

Zimbabwe

General Africa