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Mahrokh Akhavan

Why the world's technology giants are investing in Africa - 0 views

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    Its a good article about technology investment in Africa, something that we touched upon in Natasha's presentation. It seems encouraging because investment and opportunities have increased with different companies taking interest.
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    Great post, and very relevant! Thanks, Mahrokh!
Natasha Taliferro

Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Google lead coalition for cheaper internet - 0 views

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    World Wide Web creator, Sir Tim Berners-Lee is leading a coalition to bring cheaper internet to developing countries in Africa. The coalition includes Google, Facebook, Intel, Microsoft, and others.
Natasha Taliferro

Africa's "Father of the Internet" - 0 views

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    Nii Quaynor, Africa's "Father of the Internet" is responsible for establishing the continents internet capabilities. Quaynor, the first African to be on the board of ICANN, was recently inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.
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    Natasha, Quaynor would be a terrific person to research for your presentation and final project. Very interesting, and I had never heard of him before.
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