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Multi-stakeholder affordable internet forum held in Abuja, Nigeria
March 12, 2014 ♦ No Comment

On March 11th, the A4AI coalition hosted Nigeria’s first multi-stakeholder affordable internet forum. Held in Abuja, participants discussed challenges facing cheaper internet access in Nigeria along with how to overcome these barriers to access.

Paul Kagame on information, broadband, and youth
February 17, 2014 ♦ No Comment

Last month, Rwandan President Paul Kagame wrote an editorial that stresses the need to empower youth through technology to ensure economic growth for Africa.

Burundi broadband project nears completion, EcoCash targets coffee farmers
January 22, 2014 ♦ No Comment

Internet access remains limited for most Burundians but a broadband project is nearing completion. Mobile money is becoming common as well and can help coffee farmers.

Video: Broadband Africa – A Digital Highway to Rural Tanzania
January 19, 2014 ♦ One Comment

Released online last year, the documentary “Broad Band Africa” shows the perspective that people in rural areas of Tanzania have on the use of ICT.

West and Central African governments eye fibre network expansion in the next 2-3 years
December 11, 2013 ♦ No Comment

Not all African nations are at the same state of network evolution: some have national fibre backbones yet most are lacking in scale. Moreover, few ministries boast a comprehensive broadband plan that guides network expansion. Still, many governments, particularly those in West and Central Africa, dream of substantial bandwidth for …

Alliance for Affordable Internet Affordability Report highlights successes in Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria
December 9, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Alliance for Affordable Internet Affordability Report highlights successes in Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has just released “The Affordability Report 2013″ which attempts to understand why only some countries have succeeded in creating universal Internet access.