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Charting the number of African domains by country
July 27, 2010 ♦ Statistics
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WebHosting.Info’s Country-wise Total Domains, aggregates weekly data from all ICANN accredited registrars. Below it is edited for African nations. The first column shows the nation’s world-wide rank, “Total Domains” are the number of ccTLD’s for a given nation, Gain/Loss/Net are based on weekly changes in the number of registered domains. …

OA News: July 24, 2010
July 24, 2010 ♦ News
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Rwanda ICT used as example, fibre-optic breaks nearing repair, East African broadband cost outlook

CNBC’s interview with IMPACT Chairman on African cybersecurity
July 22, 2010 ♦ Video
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Notes from the video examining the 3rd ICT Best Practices Forum, recently hosted in Burkina Faso:

Over 300 government & corporate leaders from 55 countries discussed solutions to online threats to national security, infrastructure, and national services
Global increase of 8.9% malware over first half of year
Global concern needs a global response
Increased …

OA News: July 19, 2010
July 20, 2010 ♦ News
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Rwanda’s supposedly fast Internet speeds, broadband predictions

OA News: July 11-18, 2010
July 18, 2010 ♦ News
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A few stories from a fairly quiet news-week

Listing the African Leaders active on Facebook (July 2010)
July 8, 2010 ♦ Uncategorized
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Did you ever wonder which African leaders are active on Facebook?
As Internet penetration takes hold in Africa, leaders are becoming increasingly aware of the power of social media. Facebook pages, in addition to creating a sense of political involvement, also can manage a President’s image. These pages provide governmental updates …