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Bandwidth for Africa November 21, 2008

Posted by Chandra in Africa, bandwidth, Technology.
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“Brian Herlihy cannot contain his excitement. He’s the man behind the Seacom consortium, which is building the new US600m undersea telecommunications cable that will connect SA with East Africa, India and Europe.

“Bandwidth uptake could be higher than our original forecasts, which would mean an even earlier return on investment,” Herlihy says. “It’s difficult to forecast as demand is incredibly elastic.”

Telkom’s new rival, Neotel, will land the Seacom cable in SA. In Kenya and Tanzania, where Seacom doesn’t have to partner a licensed operator, it is landing the cable itself. In Mozambique, CapiTel is its partner. “…

http://mybroadband.co.za/news/Telecoms/6004.html

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Africa Investor: A Closer Look November 21, 2008

Posted by Chandra in Africa, Investment.
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Here’s an Interesting Article on


Over the past decade, Africa’s gross domestic product has grown by more than 5 percent….”

Africa Investor : A Closer Look

“Who knows how long Africa’s current bull run will last? But one thing is certain: Africa’s the last big investment frontier. If you missed China and India, don’t miss this one.”

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These are the articles which need to collected over here in this forum. On our LinkedIn Forum, earlier Kulin Shah was asking for similar information.

I believe this would be first step in this process of collecting such articles.

The article above was written by Carol Pineau, who for some years now has been trumpeting Africa’s many investment opportunities. Here’s her website and the video which she produced on business and entrepreneurship in Africa (highly recommended)

http://africaopenforbusiness.com/linkchangenotice.html

Chandra