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Online Africa Weekly Top 10: e-commerce in the spotlight, figuring out local content, Angola as an ICT leader, BRCK ships, and more
July 17, 2014 ♦ No Comment

We take a deeper dive on top stories of the week including the prospect for African e-commerce, the growing adoption of tablets in African education, the nuances of local content, and more.

South African solar-powered tablet aims to enable e-learning in rural areas
June 19, 2014 ♦ One Comment
South African solar-powered tablet aims to enable e-learning in rural areas

South African company Millbug has released a solar-powered tablet aimed at boosting education in rural parts of Africa.

Kenyans and South Africans view the Internet more positively than other global regions
June 18, 2014 ♦ No Comment
Kenyans and South Africans view the Internet more positively than other global regions

A survey of 1,000 Kenyans and South Africans finds they view the state of the Internet more positively than those in other regions. Moreover, Africans feel more strongly that the Internet can improve knowledge-sharing, the economy, and political awareness.

Infrastructure investment and citizen awareness are needed to encourage Mozambique’s internet development
May 7, 2014 ♦ No Comment
Infrastructure investment and citizen awareness are needed to encourage Mozambique’s internet development

The Mozambican Government has made reforms to support national Internet development. Despite these steps, the nation still lags much of the continent in terms of connectivity.

Video roundup: ICT hubs, rural projects, m-commerce, online freedom, and more
February 19, 2014 ♦ No Comment

35 videos shared on YouTube by various sources in the five months from September 2013 – February 2014 highlight the diverse ways in which the internet is poised to improve African society.

E-commerce challenges and opportunities in Egypt
June 26, 2013 ♦ No Comment
E-commerce challenges and opportunities in Egypt

Egypt’s Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) held a workshop on June 17-18 to address the importance of e-commerce.