Direct line proposed for BRICS countries

Underwater_cable_layingA 34,000km-long undersea cable that will provide direct internet connections between Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) has been proposed by the leaders of those nations

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Four per cent of Africans have mobile-broadband access

mobile_internet_userMobile-broadband penetration across Africa has reached 4 per cent, according to a report released by the International Telecommunication Union

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Rwanda top EAC country for ICT readiness

Communication_mast_rwanda_storyRwanda has been ranked the top East African Community (EAC) member in terms of ICT readiness in a report compiled from information in the Networked Readiness Index

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Further investment needed to fund data business boom

Undersea_cableInvestment in undersea fibre optic cables, expansion of mobile networks to rural areas and the increasing number of East African owning smartphones, have boosted data business in the region, writes Mwangi Mumero

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‘Generational gulf’ in ICT knowledge in Ghana

cpuThe director of African Solutions for African Problems (APPS 4 Africa), Jon Gosier, has highlighted the huge discrepancy in the knowledge of Ghanaian adults compared to youths regarding ICT

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