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OA News: November 13-17, 2011

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  1. Jamii Telecom takes on rivals with lower broadband prices {Business Daily}
  2. Ghana, Burkina Faso and Togo get fibre optic connectivity {}
  3. Hotspots : Africa , Q3 11 {BuzzCity via BizCommunity}
  4. Harare City Council suspends fibre optic trenching {TechZim}
  5. The Facebook-less Africa: Where Electronic Social Networks Don’t Reach {ICTworks}
  6. France Telecom Offers Free Facebook to Emerging-Market Customers {Bloomberg}
  7. Intel aims to connect more Egyptians {IT News Africa}
  8. Liberalisation of Ethiopia’s VSAT market applauded by comms sector {Rapid TV News}
  9. VC4Africa extends tech support to Somaliland {Computerworld Kenya}
  10. WiMax ‘offers hope’ for Africa broadband {news24}
  11. Yahoo sets its sights on South Africa {memeburn}
  12. Safaricom’s Inland Fibre Tender Attracts Foreign and Local Firms {Business Daily via}
  13. Internet addiction in Kenya worse than substance abuse {IT News Africa}
  14. New media central to Moroccan political debate {Morocco World News}
  15. Zambia declines to scrap VAT on imported mobile handsets {Computerworld}
  16. Rwanda Aspires to Become the ‘Singapore of Africa’ {PRI’s The World}
  17. African broadband to grow steadily, report says {CFOworld}
  18. A new local daily deals site called Dhiri to launch {TechZim}
  19. Orange Launch Low-Cost Smart Phones For Europe, Africa {HuffPost UK}
  20. Local exchanges keeping ISP costs down {IOL}
  21. The Kili failed by little internet access {IPP Media}
  22. Cape Verde fourth for internet penetration in Africa {TelecomPaper}
  23. AfricaCom 2011: The Internet Takes the Cape {Sandvine}
  24. I is for Internet? {Casey Across the Atlantic}
  25. Econet connects Zambia to Seacom and Sat3 undersea cables {Zambian Watchdog}
  26. Telecoms invest billions in fibre optic cables {The Standard}
  27. Internet to Better Rural African Life {Daily Nexus}
  28. ICT for rural development in Tanzania {NL-Aid}
  29. UCC, MTN partner to boost ICT in Uganda rural communities {East African Business Week}
  30. Kenya WordCamp 2011: Naivasha {Afrinnovator}
  31. Backbones haut débit: quels usages pour l’Afrique? {Ecofin}
  32. En avant pour le Burkina 2.0 {SlateAfrique}
  33. Providing Secondary Schools With ICT {Vanguard via}

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