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OA News: November 3, 2010

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  1. The West Africa Internet Governance Forum discusses ICT policy, the importance of social media, the ACE project, and Gamtel’s plans:
    Group raises concern over social media {Today (Gambia)}
  2. Mobile users tend to choose social media over email:
    Kenyan Internet users woo businesses to Twitter and Facebook {Business Daily}
  3. With the right framework and strategy, Africa can make a difference in her economic and trade climate if she fully explored the benefits of e-commerce:
    ‘E-commerce will expand Africa’s trade horizon’ {next}
  4. They are versatile, easy-to-use, and more:
    Why Have Mobile Phones Succeeded Where Other Technologies Have Not? {Center for Global Development Blog}
  5. A recent survey shows that African are concerned about how to regulate mobile operators. Access to electricity was seen as the biggest obstacle to greater rural penetration:
    Survey reveals bridging digital divide between urban and rural Africa represents major growth opportunity {Modern Ghana}