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African visit statistics reflect cable, Linux, Java discrepancies
November 21, 2010 ♦ Statistics
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Now that has received steady traffic for a full year there is enough data to attempt a meaningful look at African web browsing habits. One caveat: the content on this site tends to appeal to a more academic than traditional African audience. Accordingly, the trends for African visits will …

Chad still on pace for ICT policy goals
November 20, 2010 ♦ ICT Policy

ICT will in Chad, in the next twenty years, to better develop its human resources, economic and cultural, to reduce inequalities between citizens and help create a climate of peace, justice and democracy.” (Translated) – Plan de développement des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication au …

OA News: November 17-20, 2010
November 20, 2010 ♦ News
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African marketing, East African Internet costs, future of newspapers, 3 stories on broader ICT development

Some brief thoughts on Africa’s digital download future
November 20, 2010 ♦ Business
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Exactly one year ago, I published on post on the outlook for iTunes in Africa citing payment issues, bandwidth limitations, and the confinement of smartphones to urban areas, if at all present. This is a corollary to that viewpoint.

The landscape for African music downloads looks very promising, especially given the …

OA News: November 14-16, 2010
November 16, 2010 ♦ News
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MXit embraces mobile tech, a look at planned 4G in Cameroon & Ghana, SA’s universal broadband outlook

Seychellois President speaks on SEAS cable
November 13, 2010 ♦ Broadband
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The Seychelles East African Submarine cable plan is a perfect example of how every African nation must adopt unique methods to suit its goals.
IT is the future in this modern, evolving world. To me, this is the future: the new Seychelles we are creating.” – President James Michel, November, 2010
With …