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Egyptian Internet graphs, three ways
January 29, 2011 ♦ Statistics
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As web traffic spiked, so did the Egyptian government’s fears of its power. Soon, most ISPs were instructed to shut down (only the stock market line remained up). Three charts show the action.

Quotes about Egypt’s Internet censorship
January 29, 2011 ♦ Web
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Reports of Egypt censoring the Internet are all over the news. What are people saying?

AudienceScapes data reminds of Internet reality
January 28, 2011 ♦ Statistics
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Africans may be excited about the Internet, but they lack the necessary skills and guidance to use a computer, at least according to recent surveys conducted in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia.

OA News: January 26, 2011
January 27, 2011 ♦ News
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AfriNIC CEO on IPv6, South African Internet stats, on youth population bulge

Video: Fill the Gap 8: African IT entrepreneurship
January 26, 2011 ♦ Video
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Fill the Gap, organized by Dutch development organizations Hivos and IICD, is an annual ICT for Development networking event held in the Netherlands. In 2011 the event’s theme was IT entrepreneurship in Africa. Keynote speakers were Google Ghana’s Country Manager Estelle Akofio-Sowah and local Kenyan IT entrepreneur Kamal Budhabhatti.
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OA News: January 25, 2011
January 26, 2011 ♦ News
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13 stories from Angola, DRC, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Liberia