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13/06/2011

African press review 13 June 2011

Teachers and gnus and table-top dancers on the African continent, all covered in today's African papers...

Experts urge users to switch to new web address system
11/06/2011 - Webwatch

Experts urge users to switch to new web address system

In February, the last of four billion web addresses were assigned to users. These are the www and the http that make up a website's identity. So what happens now?

08/06/2011 - South Africa - report

Africans discuss health via mobile phone

Mobile phone operators, health professionals and ministers are meeting in Cape Town to discuss what health services can be provided on cellphones.

Online spectacle sales help the poor
04/06/2011 - Webwatch

Online spectacle sales help the poor

What's going on the world wide web and new technologies? This week we look at whether big business and charities can work together.

Worldwide web worries at the G8 and eG8
28/05/2011 - Webwatch

Worldwide web worries at the G8 and eG8

It’s been a big week for the web in France … between the eG8 meeting held on Tuesday and Wednesday in Paris and internet issues on the table at the G8 summit in Deauville, webwatchers ...

Pakistan faces ban on social media
21/05/2011 - Webwatch

Pakistan faces ban on social media

The Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court has ruled in favour of a petition to ban several

20/05/2011 - India

Delhi Games chief charged with corruption

Indian police have charged Delhi Commonwealth Games chief Suresh Kalmadi and eight other people with fraud in the purchase of timekeeping equipment from a Swiss firm.

16/05/2011 - France

High-speed internet takes to the waves

The French navy, the Bolloré Group and Korea's Samsung have developed a system which allows high-speed internet access to boats as far as 10 kilometres from the shore.

A real Tweet in store for Twitter users
14/05/2011 - Webwatch

A real Tweet in store for Twitter users

Product designer Chris McNicholl has created a modern application for a traditional object.

Bordeaux gives digital info to mobile users
07/05/2011 - Webwatch

Bordeaux gives digital info to mobile users

The French city of Bordeaux wants all it citizens young and old to get online.

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