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Sierra Leone helpline reaches out to the needy
09/04/2012 - International report

Sierra Leone helpline reaches out to the needy

In recent years, cell phone use in Africa has flourished, particularly among young people.
04/02/2012 - Interviews - Africa Cup of Nations

Seydou Keita, Daniel Cousin speak ahead of Mali-Gabon match

It will be a tale of three warhorses on Sunday when Gabon take on Mali in the quarter final of the Africa Cup of Nations.

03/02/2012 - CAN blog

Burping phones and rumbling cars in Franceville

Mobile morning calls and heavy traffic at 6.45am leave your correspondent feeling afflicted.

11/11/2011 - India

Ex-minister Raja in dock as India's 2G graft trial begins

Former Indian telecom minister A Raja went on trial Friday, along with 13 other defendants, in the 2G corruption case that has rocked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s government.
New iPhone 4S has the gift of the gab
22/10/2011 - Webwatch

New iPhone 4S has the gift of the gab

Apple has unveiled its new iPhone, the 4S. And this new phone can actually talk back to its owners.

Computer white elephants - when new tech projects go awry
15/10/2011 - Webwatch

Computer white elephants - when new tech projects go awry

Public money is often well spent, misspent or overspent on computer and software projects. And in some cases good intentions can turn into white elephants.

Africa celebrates mobile phone anniversary
08/10/2011 - African Media

Africa celebrates mobile phone anniversary

It's now 25 years since the first mobile phone arrived in Africa.
Looking for love on the internet
08/10/2011 - Webwatch

Looking for love on the internet

Love and romance can now be found on the Internet. But looking for your soulmate is a serious business for companies that compete to offer the best services possible.
15/09/2011

African press review 15 September 2011

Whistleblower website, WikiLeaks, grabs the headlines in newspapers in Zimbabwe and Uganda while Kenya's media looks back at what it says was a 'week of tears'.

Is Twitter breaking new ground?
10/09/2011 - Webwatch

Is Twitter breaking new ground?

Twitter, the famous micro-blogging website, now has 100 million active users all over the world. There are more than a billion short messages, known as tweets, posted on the website each week.
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