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'Facebook Lite' App Targets Users in Sudan, Sri Lanka

'Facebook Lite' App Targets Users in Sudan, Sri Lanka | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Facebook has quietly launched a stripped-down version of its mobile app, aimed at emerging market users with low-end mobile devices. The social media giant c...
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Africa gets its first commercial TV white space offering

Africa gets its first commercial TV white space offering | The African Internet | Scoop.it

Ghana has become the first country in Africa to have a commercial TV white space offering. The offering, which is a joint venture between Spectra ...

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Mobile App's Creator Seeks to Preserve African Folk Tales

Mobile App's Creator Seeks to Preserve African Folk Tales | The African Internet | Scoop.it
For centuries, Africans have preserved their history through storytelling. But communication is evolving rapidly as more and more Africans use smartphones.

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3 unique trends shaping Nigeria's startup ecosystem

3 unique trends shaping Nigeria's startup ecosystem | The African Internet | Scoop.it
3 unique trends shaping Nigeria’s startup ecosystem
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It’s official: Netflix is coming to South Africa

It’s official: Netflix is coming to South Africa | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Netflix has confirmed that it will be coming to South Africa as part of its global expansion plans
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Over 1,000,000 domains registered in SA

Over 1,000,000 domains registered in SA | The African Internet | Scoop.it
More than a million Internet domain names have been registered with South Africa s registry operator
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Palestinian startup seeks to bridge Egypt’s digital divide

Palestinian startup seeks to bridge Egypt’s digital divide | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Jacob Korenblum, CEO of Palestinian startup Souktel, says there is a a huge potential in Egypt for audio mobile services and low-data applications to bridge…
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Young minds, bright future: Robotics revolution hits Ugandan classrooms

Young minds, bright future: Robotics revolution hits Ugandan classrooms
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Gumaho digitizes milk sales

Gumaho digitizes milk sales | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Gumaho milk app also commonly known as Milk Collection and Distribution System is a web-mobile application that empowers dairy cooperatives with data that provides them with support and inputs they need to grow their milk productions.
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Africa Tech Trends: Employing technology to root out corruption

Africa Tech Trends: Employing technology to root out corruption | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Insight into business in Africa
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Broadband Access Trends in 2015: A4AI’s Predictions

Broadband Access Trends in 2015: A4AI’s Predictions | The African Internet | Scoop.it
A global coalition working to make broadband affordable for all
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The mobile phone-powered lifeline for farmers in Ghana

The mobile phone-powered lifeline for farmers in Ghana | The African Internet | Scoop.it
One of the finalists in Unilever’s Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards, Alloysius Attah talks about Farmerline, which provides technical advice to Ghanaian farmers
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Zimbabwe seeks closer ICT ties with China

Zimbabwe seeks closer ICT ties with China | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Chinese technology firms looking to leverage ICT opportunities in Southern African country.
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Regulators push for open access to Africa's undersea cables

Regulatory authorities in Southern Africa are pushing to open up access to undersea cables to all countries in the region in order to bring down the high cost of communications in the area.
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Internet.org app now available in Ghana

Internet.org app now available in Ghana | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Following the launch of the Internet.org app in Zambia and Kenya, Facebook is expanding its partnership with Airtel to bring the services to Ghana.
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In defence of Uber: South Africa should embrace the digital disruption

In defence of Uber: South Africa should embrace the digital disruption | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Uber has an incredibly bad reputation with the media at the moment and faces a lot of criticism - but South Africa could be a great use case for it.
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Mozambique Techpreneurs Work To Build A Startup Culture

Mozambique Techpreneurs Work To Build A Startup Culture | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Little is known about the startup community and ecosystem in Mozambique although developers and tech entrepreneurs such as Erick Kande,
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Most popular social platforms in South Africa

Most popular social platforms in South Africa | The African Internet | Scoop.it
A new report from We Are Social reveals how popular services such as WhatsApp Facebook and Twitter are in South Africa
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Somalia: Puntland Govt frees detained web editor

Garowe Online is the online sister publication of Radio Garowe, a community radio station based in Garowe, Puntland
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Tech Firms Extend Internet Access To Help Ebola Treatment in Africa

Tech Firms Extend Internet Access To Help Ebola Treatment in Africa | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Tech companies are extending Internet access in West Africa to help Ebola treatment.
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Africa in 2030: A future of smartphones, drones and digital witchdoctors

Africa in 2030: A future of smartphones, drones and digital witchdoctors | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Africa in 2030: A future of smartphones, drones and digital witchdoctors
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Vodacom Told to Halt Congo Services Amid Protest Over Laws

Vodacom Told to Halt Congo Services Amid Protest Over Laws | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Vodacom Group Ltd. said it’s been ordered to switch off all Internet and text message services in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid protests against proposed changes to the country’s electoral code.
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Homeless of Nairobi: Facebook project gives rough sleepers a voice

Homeless of Nairobi: Facebook project gives rough sleepers a voice | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Sham Patel gave little thought to people living on the streets of Kenya’s capital until a chance encounter. Now, he gathers photos and stories to help shine a light on their lives
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Survey finds Malawi’s telecoms costs exorbitant

Survey finds Malawi’s telecoms costs exorbitant | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Findings from a survey by Research ICT Solutions indicate that Malawi ranks amongst African countries with highest cost of making phone calls and Internet usage.
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