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APOLOGIES!

Uganda. This is a major COMPLAINT addressed to the GOVERNMENTS of Africa. You need to perform MUCH BETTER in your efforts to eliminate the DIGITAL DIVIDE. You talk a lot about EQUALITY. But there is no equality in the CHANCES to … more

Perspectives Connectivity

On The Bus: Using Free Wi-Fi

Kenya. As young pitchmen shout to potential passengers over blaring music, a graffiti-covered private minibus fills up more quickly than the other dozen in the scrum. It has free Wi-Fi. What people all over the world dream of, to be able to get connected during their way to and from work, is reality in Nairobi. more

Perspectives Connectivity

Drones II: Bringing Connectivity To Africa

All Africa. TechCrunch is hearing that Facebook is buying Titan Aerospace, makers of near-orbital, solar-powered drones which can fly for five years without needing to land. Facebook is interested in using these high-flying drones to blanket the two thirds of the world without Internet access, beginning with Africa. more

Perspectives Connectivity

Google Speeds Up Uganda’s Internet

Uganda. In Kampala, the 1.6 million people capital, access to the internet is limited by unreliable connections and pre-broadband speeds. With Project Link Google aims to bring faster connections to support the needs of a new crop of innovators, talents and educators. more

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Brandnew McKinsey Report: Lions Go Digital

Algeria, Angola, Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania. LLIONS GO DIGITAL. Africa’s Internet usage could add US$300 billion a year to the continent’s GDP by 2025. Lions go digital by McKinsey examines the progress and potential of the Internet in 14 African economies. more