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OA News: November 5-7, 2010

November 7, 2010  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. An NGO recently began construction of a ICT Center in the Gambia:
    US$150, 000 ICT centre foundation stone laid {Daily Observer}
  2. The EVC of the Nigerian Communications Commission urges other governments to deregulate their telecommunications markets in order to stimulate growth:
    Liberalise telecom market, African leaders urged {IT News Africa}
  3. Zimbabwe’s fibre-optic program should be completed by the end of the year. The ten gigabyte per second operational capacity isn’t expected to become saturated for 5 years:
    Fibre-optic roll out near completion {The Standard}
  4. Why Instant Messaging can make a significant difference to the ongoing coaching and mentoring of individuals and communities:
    Mobile Technologies for Social Transformation {Peter Holt, Nimbus Consulting Ltd.}
  5. Why African developers should embrace open source software:
    Africa Analysis: The benefits of open source software {SciDev}