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August 2011 African ICT news roundup (Part 2 of 3)

August 17, 2011  »  NewsNo Comment

This month (August 2011), there have been an astonishing number of news stories, blog posts, and media interest in African technology. Below are another 25 of the 70 or so major online articles that have focused on Africa this month.  Super-under-represented areas appearing below include Mali and Mauritania. (Part 1, consisting of 19 links, can be found here.)

Cameroon

Libya

Mali

  • In Mali, Sonatel, operating as Orange Mali, only has Maroc Telecom’s Malitel SA as competition. A 3rd mobile operator could be granted later this year. Sonatel is currently gaining in market share in neighboring Guinea and Guinea-Bissau where competition is less fierce:
    Sonatel profits drop as Mali tax break ends {The Africa Report}

Mauritania

Nigeria

Rwanda

South Africa

South Sudan

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Africa

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