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Let's consider ICT in tackling Ebola

Let's consider ICT in tackling Ebola | The African Internet | Scoop.it
By Mariama Kandeh, Guest Writer, UK. Sierra Leone is at the helm of a serious and very challenging public health issue that has the propensity (...)
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Unlocking 'M-Pesa billions': African telecoms operators push to open up mobile money

Unlocking 'M-Pesa billions': African telecoms operators push to open up mobile money | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Cash transfer, such as the famed Kenya service, while a money-minting machine, has been modelled as a closed system, making competitors cry foul.
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Teen turns scrap into satellite booster

Teen turns scrap into satellite booster | The African Internet | Scoop.it
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Designing effective MOOCs for refugees

Designing effective MOOCs for refugees | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Humanitarian Innovation Conference hears how to get refugees with no reliable internet to take online education.
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X-Lab pioneers connectivity using Mesh Wi-Fi software in Somaliland and Tunisia

X-Lab pioneers connectivity using Mesh Wi-Fi software in Somaliland and Tunisia | The African Internet | Scoop.it
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African mobile operators pay 30% of revenue in taxes

African mobile operators pay 30% of revenue in taxes | The African Internet | Scoop.it
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Congo-Brazzaville to launch digital governance agency

Congo-Brazzaville to launch digital governance agency | The African Internet | Scoop.it
The Republic of Congo will soon launch a digital governance agency, to monitor and control the implementation of the country’s ICT projects.
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Mauritius aims to be regional education hub; launches international tech academy

Mauritius aims to be regional education hub; launches international tech academy | The African Internet | Scoop.it
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Malawi launches Internet Governance Forum

Malawi launches Internet Governance Forum | The African Internet | Scoop.it
The Malawi Government and Nepad have launched the Malawi Internet Governance Forum in an effort to bring a semblance of order to the internet services in the country.
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How The Internet Is Affecting Relationships In Uganda

How The Internet Is Affecting Relationships In Uganda | The African Internet | Scoop.it
A few years back I started using the Internet and I mainly surfed the internet for music, games and ...
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In Ethiopia, Protecting Yourself Online Is A Crime

In Ethiopia, Protecting Yourself Online Is A Crime | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Six Ethiopian bloggers were formally charged with terrorism in Ethiopia's Lideta High Court last week, a move provoking deep concern for hackers and human rights activists in Ethiopia and around the world....
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Navigating the Moroccan Internet User's Online Habits

Navigating the Moroccan Internet User's Online Habits | The African Internet | Scoop.it
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Africa’s startups urged to solve problems people face daily

Africa’s startups urged to solve problems people face daily | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Startups in Africa have been urged to focus on developing solutions for problems that people face every day by Gareth Knight, chief executive officer (CEO) of WeDo and founder of Tech4Africa.
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Africa e-commerce firm expands to new markets

Africa e-commerce firm expands to new markets | The African Internet | Scoop.it
* African online retailer Jumia expands into three markets* Jumia adding retail sites for Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon* Rocket Internet-backed Jumia in 8 African markets and UKBy Emma ThomassonBERLIN,
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Solar computer is a product of Africa

Solar computer is a product of Africa | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Capsule Technologies, a Cape Town-based technology firm, has designed Africa’s first solar-powered desktop computer running on Android
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Uber launched in Lagos

Uber launched in Lagos | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Uber has launched Lagos, making Nigeria the second African country in which it operates.
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Why tech & innovation hubs need to take the bottom up approach

Why tech & innovation hubs need to take the bottom up approach | The African Internet | Scoop.it
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Broadband in Africa

Broadband in Africa | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Most of the broadband in Africa was focused in South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, Kenya and Nigeria,
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Thwarting Senegal’s cattle rustlers

Thwarting Senegal’s cattle rustlers | The African Internet | Scoop.it
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Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa: tech’s next big three

Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa: tech’s next big three | The African Internet | Scoop.it
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Can Silicon Savannah’s software success be replicated in hardware?

Can Silicon Savannah’s software success be replicated in hardware? | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Insight into business in Africa
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What Next for Burundi IXP After Successful launch?

What Next for Burundi IXP After Successful launch? | The African Internet | Scoop.it
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UberX uptake in Cape Town “incredible”

UberX uptake in Cape Town “incredible” | The African Internet | Scoop.it
Uptake of the UberX low-cost taxi hailing app in Cape Town has been “incredible”, while drivers “love” the work model according to Anthony le Roux, general manager for Uber Cape Town in an intervie...
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ICT contribution to Kenya’s GDP now at 12.1%

ICT contribution to Kenya’s GDP now at 12.1% | The African Internet | Scoop.it
The contribution of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector to the Kenyan economy increased to 12.1 per cent in 2013 from 8.9 per cent in 2006, with growth attributed to factors such as international development agencies financing.
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As Ethiopia's 'Zone 9' bloggers get popular, they get charged with terror (+video)

As Ethiopia's 'Zone 9' bloggers get popular, they get charged with terror (+video) | The African Internet | Scoop.it
The US says it is 'deeply concerned' over prosecution of young social media activists. But Ethiopia is a key US ally on the Horn of Africa and any censure may remain rhetorical.
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