Sub Saharan Africa

  • Big Moves in Africa by Facebook, Internet.org

    … Internet coverage to remote areas of sub-Saharan Africa starting in 2016. We’ve also partnered with the Praekelt Foundation to give developers the tools they need to build free basic services to reach people just coming online. Girl Effect is one of these services, and in this video, Elisha is using it as part of Free Basics in Kenya to access…

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  • Facebook Opens Sales Office in Johannesburg

    … operators, ad agencies and other organizations. The regional market is an important one for Facebook, as the social network tallied some 120 million monthly active users as of the end of the first quarter of 2015, up 20 percent from September 2014, when it reached 100 million MAUs for the area. Facebook added that more than 80 percent of those MAUs…

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