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Africa, world’s second-most-connected region

Africa is now the second-most-connected region in the world in terms of mobile subscriptions after Asia-Pacific, according to new research by Informa Telecoms & Media.

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Vodacom launches Mobile Education Programme

In a move that will pave the way to improving education in schools, technology partners launched the Vodacom Mobile Education Programme, which makes use of mobile technology to provide teachers throughout South Africa with better access to quality instruction resources and ICT.

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Djibouti: Solar Powered Community Stations Now Open

Doraleh, Djibouti / Dubai, United Arab Emirates: DP World’s programme to develop health and educational capacity along transport corridors in Africa has taken another concrete step forward with the opening of an internetconnected, solar-powered community station in Djibouti.

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UNICEF study explores social networking habits of youths

NEW YORK/PRETORIA,  – UNICEF today launched the first in a series of ground-breaking studies, which analyzes the behavior of young people online.

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Zambia: Improving access to ICTs for development

This policy brief, published by Panos London, examines Zambia’s successes and limitations in using information and communication technologies (ICTs) for development, and suggests how the country can maximise future progress.

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UN Launches Phone Scheme to Help Poor Buy Food

The United Nations has launched a pilot programme that uses mobile telephone technology to facilitate cash transfers to help thousands of poor people that were badly affected by the post-election crisis in Côte d’Ivoire to buy food.

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World Bank Supports Submarine Communications Cable

Freetown: In a few weeks, a ship is expected to land in Sierra Leone to lay a submarine cable connecting the country to what is often called “the Africa Coast to Europe” or the ACE cable system.

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Q&A:What is the role of Unified Communications in Africa

Unified communications (UC) vendors need to recognise mobile as a fully-fledged component and platform in the UC technology collective.

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Ghana first to implement Number Portability in West Africa

Ghana is the first country in West Africa to have implemented the policy of number portability in the telecom sector.  This was disclosed by the Minister of Communications Haruna Iddrisu at a Meet the Press Series in Accra, on Monday.

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Ericsson calls for young African App developers

Ericsson has announced the launch of this year’s edition of the Ericsson Application Awards (EAA), an annual competition for application developers worldwide organized by Ericsson Research. The competition provides a unique opportunity for developers to gain exposure within the telecommunications world and a chance to reach out to customers via Ericsson’s distribution channels in addition to the opportunity to win ...

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