Kenyan Information Official Leads an IT Revolution

From *iHub_ Wed Nov 21 2012, 01:03:58

By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles TimesNovember 15, 2012 Since Bitange Ndemo got Kenya hooked up to high-speed Internet, there has been no stopping his cyber-progress. A 'Silicon Savannah' is now flourishing. NAIROBI, Kenya -- Along Nairobi's dusty Ngong Road, so many start-up incubators and IT labs have popped up that the busy neighborhood has been nicknamed "Silicon [...] Related posts:

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