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OA News: June 3, 2010
June 3, 2010 ♦ News
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5 stories from Nigeria (allAfrica)

OA News: June 1, 2010
June 2, 2010 ♦ News
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Massive Nigerian University wireless project, e-Brian Forum of Zambia findings

OA News: May 31, 2010
May 31, 2010 ♦ News
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The merits of open source, Ugandan state site hacked, Zain Kenya 3G

Mauritania’s outlook no longer on hold
May 31, 2010 ♦ Web
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Just a few years ago, Mauritania appeared to be on a trajectory for certain ICT success. For one, neighboring North African nations were relatively advance in terms of ICT adoption and could serve as a model for African success. An ICT policy was established in 1999-2000. In 2004, the government …

For better or for worse, Western Sahara’s Internet future is with Morocco
May 30, 2010 ♦ Business & Web
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The Internet’s future in Western Sahara has always been at the fate of politics.

Chart: National ICT plans by region, recent vs. last decade
May 29, 2010 ♦ Statistics
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Measuring exact date of revision or enactment of an ICT plan, let alone determining if such a plan indeed exists, is a challenge. Still, general trends become apparent when comparing the recency of African ICT plans:

West Africa has a high prevalence of national ICT plans but many have not been …