Highway Africa runs the Highway Africa News Agency. (Interestingly, its work is put out under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 License.) They’ve got some interesting stories in their e-despatch which just reached mailboxes earlier today.One story is about African delegates boast of ICT success stories. Perhaps the most catchy title is No teeth but can still chew the fat and it’s a radio script for a radio report on the Internet Governance Forum and who controls the internet…You need to login to access these stories, but there’s no commercial barrier (or, unvoluntary sign-up fee) needed to gain access.
You need to login to access these stories, but there’s no commercial barrier (or, unvoluntary sign-up fee) needed to gain access.
One story is about African delegates boast of ICT success stories. Another asks whether WSIS (is) missing gender. Yet another looks at African voices at the Economic Commission for Africa stall.
Other stories are titled ‘Nobody will do it for us’- Civil Society at WSIS, Internet Organisations Welcome Internet Governance Forum, EASSy ( Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System): Reducing Internet (costs) in Africa, East AFrica boosts internet exchange points, No teeth but can still chew the fat, US maintains role in internet governance, No winners, no losers — ICANN boss, Ouch! Intellectual property everywhere,all the time?, ‘One laptop per child’ becomes a closer reality? and Tunisia urged to end human rights violations: WSIS.
There are also some stories in French.