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OA News: October 21, 2009

October 21, 2009  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. Like other foreign nations, India plans on boosting Africa’s infrastructure:
    India committed to enhance ties with Africa {Press Trust of India}
  2. An in-depth look at the World Bank program that will bring low-cost and reliable internet to Cameroon, Chad, Central Africa Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, and Sudan:
    C. Africa: $215m for internet development {AfricaNews}
  3. A blog post on Africa’s attraction to mobile internet:
    Africa surviving on mobile high-speed internet connections {BroadbandBlogged.co.uk}
  4. China eyes investment and business in African ICT:
    China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. Forges Africa-China Connection With Trade Mission to Kenya October 26th {Earth Times}
  5. The implementation of the long distance wireless program (WiMAX) has seen delays:
    Intel and iBurst’s embedded WiMAX plans {MyBroadband.co.za}
  6. How will Africans react to the wireless towers springing up around the continent? Some claim negative health effects despite contradictory scientific measurements:
    Broadband tower causes panic in Johannesburg {IT News Africa}