A WHOLE LOT OF FIBRE In Part One of this series, I posited that the fight for broadband dominance in East and Southern Africa was only between O3b Networks’ proposed launch of 16 LEOS and the long-running and oft maligned EASSy fibre optic project. Essentially, it is still a fight between two opposing methods of […]

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The afternoon sessions here after lunch were for the most part held hostage as the EAC heads of state left hundreds of attendees waiting in vain. It’s just now approaching 6pm here in Kigali and we’ve been waiting for more than 4 hours for the afternoon session to convene. I’ve actually seen several people asleep […]

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It was a murmur of voices, hush and impatient. The shuffle of heavily-laden luggage being dragged across the dusty stone floors. A muffle in the speaker system barked orders. A long line of legs streamed to and fro. Some running. Some shuffling. Some waiting nervously. I didn’t know where I was going, I just new […]

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