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OA News: November 17-20, 2010

November 20, 2010  »  NewsNo Comment
  1. Mr. Harrison presents some interesting thoughts on the marketing landscape in Africa:
    Chris Harrison: The African Landscape Has Changed {PSFK}
  2. It’s impressive that prisoners are given Internet access, and even more interesting that they would consider using the web to formulate an escape plan:
    Facebook prisoners will be monitored {The Swazi Observer}
  3. A new report suggests that, on average, Kenyan Internet consumers pay at least 20% more than counterparts in other East African nations:
    Kenya’s Internet users best bet for investors in region {The Citizen}
  4. Can African newspapers make the change to digital when the time comes?
    Africa’s Newspaper Barons Worried as Internet Rates Spread {VOA News}
  5. An overview of various ICT iniatitives:
    ICT services to support human developments in Africa {Balancing Act via Star Africa}
  6. Comments on a conference between Botswana telecom stakeholders and Swedish telecoms companies:
    AICT companies urged to offer bandwidth services {Mmegi Online}
  7. An article part of a forum on the role of information and communication technology in global development:
    The Need For Patience {Boston Review}
  8. On mobile universal access, economic and social services, openness, human development, and innovation:
    ICT, Development, and Poverty Reduction:Five Emerging Stories {ITID Journal, Vol 6, SE 2010}