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OA News: November 4, 2009

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  1. A Nigerian proposal to stimulate the economy through IT investment:
    Extend Stimulus Fund to ICT – Tizhe {}
  2. The group has members from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa:
    South African-initiated research collective aims to establish vocal, credible ICT research capability in, for emerging economies {ITWeb}
  3. Burundi looks to the future, with Rwanda as inspiration:
    War Torn Burundi Sees Future In IT Outsourcing {eWeek Europe}
  4. Average revenue per user is down 7.7%, but profit is up 6%:
    Safaricom Says Data Rise to Offset Voice Revenue Fall {Bloomberg}
  5. Five cuts on the KDN network caused outages on Monday. On Tuesday, vandals attempted to cut another line:
    Phone Firms Reel From Cables Theft {Daily Nation}
  6. Africa, too, must combat climate change, and ICT is extremely useful:
    ICT, Tool for Combating Climate Change {Daily Champion}
  7. The Universal Service Provision Fund has provided hundreds of IT facilities across all of Nigeria:
    FG Equips 474 Schools With ICTs Facilities {Daily Trust}