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OA News: September 26-27, 2010
September 28, 2010 ♦ News
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Connecting 600k schools, LION2 cable to land in Kenya, indigenous software for Nigeria

Will the public ever hear (or care) about IPv6?
September 23, 2010 ♦ Web
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Imagine waking up one day in 2012 and loading your browser’s homepage only to find an “address not found” error. It would feel like the end of the world and could very well happen if servers are not properly upgraded by domain registries and educational institutions. Globally, let alone in …

OA News: September 22-23, 2010
September 22, 2010 ♦ News
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E-learning needs teachers & infrastructure, Zimbabwean opinion, EU wireless project, cyber crime in North Africa

ict@innovation FOSS Stories at Idlelo 2010
September 21, 2010 ♦ Video
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At the African conference for Fourth African Conference on FOSS (free and open source software) and the Digital Commons, Idelo 4, ict@innovation captured stories of people working with Free and Open Source in Africa. Conference attendees worked on such projects as:

Free and open source applications to teach online in Africa …

The Leland Initiative
September 21, 2010 ♦ ICT Policy
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By today’s financial standards, USAID’s Leland Initiative looks minuscule. How far can US $15 million go to connect not one, but twenty nations over five years? Divide this sum up and each country is left with $150,000 per year. Still, the emphasis on local African content is impressive given the …

OA News: September 21, 2010
September 20, 2010 ♦ News
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Local content, IBM aids Kenya’s digital village project, Cape Town Broadband Infrastructure project