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2014.05.27

Four African Countries to Bridge the Digital Divide Within Five Years

Kihara Kimachia

The term "digital divide" first came into use in the late 1990s. It describes the economic and social inequality in a population..

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2014.05.26

Lack of Financing: The Bane of Terrestrial Fiber Expansion in Africa

Kihara Kimachia

Africa has experienced the fastest growth in Internet use over the last decade. In the late 1990s and the last decade, Africa la..

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2014.05.20

African Banks Vying for Share of Telco Business

Kihara Kimachia

From East Africa all the way down to the Cape Town, banks are scrambling to get a share of telecommunication business. In mid-20..

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2014.05.19

Mobile Data Collection is Accelerating Economic and Social Development

With over 600 million mobile subscribers, Africa is entering an exciting time for development. Mobile solutions are helping information move from h..

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2014.05.17

Dealing with Unscrupulous ICT Vendors in Africa

The availability of cheap goods from overseas, coupled with the surplus of fake products is an exacerbating problem in Africa that concerns a numbe..

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2014.05.10

What is the Future of Africa's Print Media?

Kihara Kimachia

On the face of it, it would seem that traditional print media firms face a looming death. When publishing icons like Newsweek, U..

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2014.05.07

The Impact of Taxes on the Growth of Mobile Money in Africa

Kihara Kimachia

Mobile money has taken Africa and much of world by storm. According to recent data from Juniper Research, almost 400 million peo..

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2014.05.05

Digital TV Migration- Is Africa Ready?

Kihara Kimachia

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) digital migration deadline is June 2015. It is expected that by then, all count..

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2014.04.24

ICT Africa Fiber Optic Communication Workshops Scheduled for South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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ICT Africa first series of fiber optic communication workshops have now been scheduled for South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The ..

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2014.04.17

German-African Masters in ICT Programs – An “ICT for Africa” Initiative

As the ICT revolution in Africa continues unabated, the need for advanced education for Africans has never been greater. In several of our articles..

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