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Vodacom extends internet coverage

NAPO LEKHOOANA MASERU – Vodacom Lesotho has finished rolling out its broadband internet service (3G) across all its towers to become the first operator to provide internet coverage to the majority in the country. Vodacom’s Managing Executive of Consumer and Enterprise Johnny Dos Santos said during the launch of the KaeKapaKae campaign to mark the [...]
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Mozilla launches Firefox OS phones in Morocco and Senegal

Mozilla launches Firefox OS phones in Morocco and Senegal | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Firefox OS might be in a distant fourth place (or further?) here domestically, but Mozilla sees plenty of value for it in emerging countries. Specificall
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Be-Bound®'s curator insight, May 11, 2:57 AM

The OS is not as popular as others yet, anyway, but might easily find its market in such countries.

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Facebook's Internet.org is coming to Nigeria #MWA2015

Facebook's Internet.org is coming to Nigeria #MWA2015 | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Facebook on Wednesday announced plans to launch Internet.org app next month in Nigeria, with other countries to follow soon.
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13 things only a Lagos entrepreneur will understand

13 things only a Lagos entrepreneur will understand | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Using the hashtag #CNNLagos, we asked you to tell us what it's like to set up shop in the Nigerian megacity.
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A developed Internet of Things in Kenya will enable a 25 percent economic growth

A developed Internet of Things in Kenya will enable a 25 percent economic growth | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Internet of Things in Kenya
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Internet is free from control in Ghana - Minister

Internet is free from control in Ghana - Minister | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Dr Edward Omane-Boamah Accra, May 01, GNA - The internet is free from control in Ghana as government is respecting all principles governing the operation of th
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Empresas portuguesas lançam Internet na Guiné-Bissau, ainda na primeira quinzena de Maio

Empresas portuguesas lançam Internet na Guiné-Bissau, ainda na primeira quinzena de Maio | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Empresas portuguesas lançam Internet na Guiné-Bissau, ainda na primeira quinzena de Maio

Bissau – As empresas portuguesas «Elmafe» e «Wifi Antena», especializadas no trabalho de instalação de redes de Internet, vão lançar, ainda na primeira quinzena de Maio, um novo serviço de Internet na Guiné-Bissau.
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Seuls 20% des foyers sont raccordés, selon Derdouri : L'Internet a encore du chemin à faire en Algérie

Seuls 20% des foyers sont raccordés, selon Derdouri : L'Internet a encore du chemin à faire en Algérie | The African Internet | Scoop.it
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Université polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulasso : La CIL sensibilise les étudiants

Université polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulasso : La CIL sensibilise les étudiants | The African Internet | Scoop.it
La Commission de l'informatique et des libertés (CIL) a rencontré les étudiants de l'Université polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulasso (UPB) pour un échange (...)
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Tchad: Oui "Les TIC c'est l'avenir à l'ère du numérique" mais sans l'internet et l'énergie c'est bidon de parler du TIC

Tchad: Oui "Les TIC c'est l'avenir à l'ère du numérique" mais sans l'internet et l'énergie c'est bidon de parler du TIC | The African Internet | Scoop.it
&Les TIC c'est l'avenir à l'ère du numérique& sous ce slogan que le Ministère des Postes et des Nouvelles Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication a lancé officiellement, en marge de la Journée Internationale des Jeunes Filles dans le secteur...
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Egyptians confront cyber sexual harassment

Egyptians confront cyber sexual harassment | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Sexual harassment in Egypt has moved from the streets to the Internet, as more women and men are being harassed online.
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Tips from a successful Ghanian exit: Q&A with Saya Mobile founder Robert Lamptey

Tips from a successful Ghanian exit: Q&A with Saya Mobile founder Robert Lamptey | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Last year, the Ghana-based developer of mobile messaging apps for feature phones, Saya Mobile, was acquired by Kirusa from the States.
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Be-Bound®'s curator insight, May 4, 4:53 AM

Another internet succss story in Africa ! More and more are rising from this incredibly dynamic continent where the digital divide is being bridged day after day !

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Internet: Maroc Telecom initie une liaison par fibre optique des villes de Bamako, Abidjan et Ouagadougou

Internet: Maroc Telecom initie une liaison par fibre optique des villes de Bamako, Abidjan et Ouagadougou | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Koaci Infos - Vue d'une pose de fibre optiqueDimanche 10 mai 2015 - L’opérateur de téléphonie mobile Maroc Telecom a initié, via sa filiale Sotelma-Malitel, des travaux d’installation d’un réseau de fibre optique q...
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Be-Bound®'s curator insight, May 11, 2:51 AM

La fibre optique pour relier les grandes villes, la 3G pour la connexion mobile "on the go" et lorsque la 3G n'est pas disponible, les opérateurs peuvent compter sur l'application Be-Bound qui assure une continuité de connexion.

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83m internet users in Nigeria - NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the number of internet users on the country's telecom networks increased to 83,362,814 as at February 2015.
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Google Consumer Barometer reveals internet usage stats for Kenya

Google Consumer Barometer reveals internet usage stats for Kenya | The African Internet | Scoop.it
To add to the report, 81 percent of users utilise the internet in order to check e-mail, use charts, as well as access instant messenger
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Kenya's Safaricom to drive Internet usage with 4G, TV decoders

Kenya's Safaricom to drive Internet usage with 4G, TV decoders | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Kenya's Safaricom sees mobile financial services and Internet access as the next big areas of growth after calls as it builds up its 3G and 4G networks, its chief executive said.
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Inside the world of Ghana's internet fraudsters

Inside the world of Ghana's internet fraudsters | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Internet fraudsters in Ghana have their own subculture called the Sakawa boys renowned for partying and conspicuous consumption.
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Connecting to the world through the internet

Connecting to the world through the internet | The African Internet | Scoop.it
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent, humanitarian non-governmental organisation which provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide. The majority of our 5000 staff members are national employees in NRC’s projects in over 20 countries.
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Five tips on censorship from very bad boy Eritrea, the least connected nation on Earth

Five tips on censorship from very bad boy Eritrea, the least connected nation on Earth | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Less than 1% of the Eritrean population goes online. If you want the ultimate master class in controlling information, head to Asmara.
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Botswana: Smartphone explosion doubles internet uptake

Botswana: Smartphone explosion doubles internet uptake | The African Internet | Scoop.it
The proliferation of smartphones has almost doubled individual internet subscriptions in Botswana, figures released by Statistics Botswana show.
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Despite Low Internet Use, Burundi Blocks Viber and WhatsApp

Despite Low Internet Use, Burundi Blocks Viber and WhatsApp | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Fewer than 2 percent of Burundi’s 10.2 million residents use the Internet. Nevertheless, the government blocked Viber and WhatsApp this week, amid protests.
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Universités camerounaises: Environ quatre millions de F pour Internet

Universités camerounaises: Environ quatre millions de F pour Internet | The African Internet | Scoop.it
des infrastructures, concernent l’acquisition d’une bande passante Internet minimale nécessaire à la généralisation de l’usage des Tic dans les universités
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Opinion: Egypt’s cybercrime bill poses threat to freedom of expression

Opinion: Egypt’s cybercrime bill poses threat to freedom of expression | The African Internet | Scoop.it
The draft law gives Egyptian authorities more power to control the Internet under the pretext of national security, leading the way to censorship of online news, cultural and political sites, and controversial views on the Web.
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Internet use booming in Egypt as crackdown on print media, TV worsens

Internet use booming in Egypt as crackdown on print media, TV worsens | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Egypt’s crackdown on freedom of expression in traditional media following the events of June 30, 2013 has turned the internet into the main forum for expressing views and opinions, suggested a report recently issued by the Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI).
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