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Introducing a tech hub for Ethiopia
March 26, 2011 ♦ Business
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ice ethiopia, Ethiopia’s latest tech hub and business incubator has been active for over two months. The e-learning space in Ethiopia has never been so active.

OA News: March 23-25, 2011
March 26, 2011 ♦ News
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Seacom pushes for better fibre policy, Rwanda’s tech future, building capacity in Liberia, analyzing and visualizing African leaders on Facebook

Seventeen months later: TwitterKids of Tanzania
March 24, 2011 ♦ Education
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In October 2009, a group of Class 5 students from Shepherds Junior School in Arusha, Tanzania took the Internet by storm when they signed on to Twitter. Affectionately known as the TwitterKids, this group continues to interact via social media.

Nine months later: The Kuyu Project and StorySpaces
March 24, 2011 ♦ Education
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Who doesn’t enjoy a good story? That reaction is the basis of an educational initiative started in mid-2010 that now plans to utilize the power of the story to spur innovation.

HTML5 appearing in Africa
March 23, 2011 ♦ Web
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Is HTML5 alive in Africa? Empirical knowledge on the subject is hard to come by, but such is the case with many web developments in Africa. A lack of easily searchable HTML5 web presence in Africa does not necessarily mean a lack of web design skill. Perhaps African web designers …

OA News: March 16-22, 2011
March 22, 2011 ♦ News
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14 stories on Google/Senegal relations, mHealth data collection, rural e-learning, 4G defined, E. African editorials, m-commerce