What are reasons for Africa’s low internet use?

By Eldon Opiyo [NAIROBI] Despite recent improvements in infrastructure and affordability, internet adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa is not growing rapidly, a report says. The report says that the continent’s internet adoption is not growing fast because potential users do not always find the internet relevant enough. According to Bastiaan Quast, co-author of the report and …

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Africa News Headlines for 31 March 2015

Nigeria Election 2015 Results: Muhammadu Buhari Wins Against President Goodluck Jonathan Source: International Business Times Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan Concedes to Muhammadu Buhari Source: Africa in Transition Q&A: Monitoring violence during Nigeria’s elections Source: Sub-Saharan Monitor Will Buhari’s Win in Nigeria Stick? Source: Africa in Transition Smartphone sales on the rise in East Africa Source: …

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Africa News Headlines for 9 February 2015

Why Were Nigeria’s Presidential Elections Postponed? Source: Africa in Transition Homosexuals in Tanzania excluded from HIV prevention efforts Source: Medical Xpress Time to decriminalise prostitution Source: Cape Times/IOL Electricity: Africa’s Newest Cash Cow Source: Ventures Africa Rwanda in biggest solar park venture Source: East African Business Week France: Nigeria is Investors’ Unavoidable Destination Source: This …

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Africa News Headlines for 6 February 2015

Botswana minister praised for advocating rights of sex workers Source: Star Africa Zimbabwe leader falls, denial ignites Internet meme Source: USA Today Google predicts massive growth in African e-commerce Source: Business Day / BDLive Nigerian Presidential Elections Postponed? Source: Africa in Transition The China-Africa relationship and what Africa can do to profit Source: London School …

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