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Microsoft Wants To Become Africa’s Internet Plug

For the past 2 years Microsoft’s Airband initiative has been providing internet access to rural households in the U.S. and is now expanding internationally by focusing on Africa and Latin America. The program is on track to connect more than 3 million people across the U.S. by July 2022, thanks to unused TV White Space. This could finally be the ... Read More »

Good to score on South Africa’s tougher pitches: Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan was the second-highest scorer in the recent six-match ODI series in South Africa. Photo: Reuters Murali Vijay (average of 17) and Cheteshwar Pujara (average of 16.66) had forgettable outings against South Africa in the Test series last month. Rohit Sharma (19.50), who is not a regular in the team, got more opportunities to revive his career in this ... Read More »

Ten years on, TEDGlobal is tackling Africa’s education crisis

Emeka Okafor wants tough questions asked of Africa’s education systems. “It’s all well and good to talk about what might be working but if you don’t address the problems that could upend everything then there isn’t much left,” he says. Okafor is a co-curator of TEDGlobal being held in Arusha, Tanzania this week. It’s the second time the ideas and technology conference ... Read More »