Africa's appetite for mobile Internet services has been growing steadily over the past few years.
Google is providing the World Bank, governments, and U.N. agencies access to Google Map Maker geospatial data and detailed map information.
The government of Malawi has shut down news websites and social media networks including Twitter and Facebook and has blocked signals from radio stations in a bid to stop the coordination of demonstrations that have so far left more than 18 people dead.
Unsuspecting Africans are being swindled by scammers planting malware in the guise of Bin Laden news.
Handset makers are competing for the data-enabled African mobile market
Rwanda began distributing laptops from One Laptop Per Child this week.