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Community wireless networks are making strides in DR Congo, Cameroon, and South Sudan
October 5, 2013 ♦ No Comment

Community wireless network initiatives in DR Congo, Cameroon, and South Sudan aim to increase internet access at lower cost to users than traditional networks.

Sketchnotes clarify information access concepts, aid South Sudan development
February 14, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Sketchnotes clarify information access concepts, aid South Sudan development

Sketchnote artist Julian Kuecklich has summarized discussions from last year’s Media & Makers: Juba 2012 gathering.

OA News: November 29-30, 2010
November 30, 2010 ♦ No Comment
OA News: November 29-30, 2010

Opinion on Tanzanian digital divide, Liberia’s cloud vs. open source, Nigerian cyber-crime spreads, misc. ICT conferences

OA News: November 5-7, 2010
November 7, 2010 ♦ No Comment

New ICT centre in the Gambia, NCC leader urges others to liberalize telecoms markets, Zimbabwe’s fibre-program nears completion

OA News: October 8, 2010
October 8, 2010 ♦ No Comment

Ghana’s open source center, Namibian/Zambian/Botswana broadband plans, keep known cyber criminal nations offline?

Timeline: Microsoft in Africa, 1992-Present
April 20, 2010 ♦ No Comment
Timeline: Microsoft in Africa, 1992-Present

Direct Link to Timeline
The interactive timeline above lists the vast majority of Microsoft’s actions on the African continent. The shift from South Africa to other nations is apparent in recent years, as are the efforts to combat piracy and defend the practice of licensing. Click on a title to view …