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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

Country ICT Roundup (mid-August to mid-September)
September 19, 2010 ♦ News
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Misc. stories from Central Africa, Egypt, Ghana, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Zambia

OA News: September 19, 2010
September 19, 2010 ♦ News
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Various angles on ICT investment, Kenya’s software industry looking strong

OA News: September 17, 2010
September 17, 2010 ♦ News
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Goodluck Jonathan’s social media success, securing peace of mind in the cloud, another year, another carrier pigeon race, IE9 launches, offline Wikipedia for Africa

OA News: September 15, 2010
September 15, 2010 ♦ News
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News about the Nigerian hard drive market, TLD, and IXP

More predictions of the African Internet, 1996-1998
September 7, 2010 ♦ Web
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Ten months ago, I summarized a handful of archival Western news stories on the subject of Internet penetration in Africa. Generally speaking, in the mid-’90s, there was great hope that Africa’s economic and social woes would be cured by ICT in a matter of years. Many felt that …