African Web News And Useful Sites - In Brief

Digital Content

- AfriCam said its appeal for donations in February had brought in $32 000 from the AfriCam community, which had been sufficient to keep the site running until November. However, with operating costs of around $5,000 a month and revenue of only around $1 000 a month, the site is again running out of money and needs support to stay live.

- Mbolo.com is offering African perfumes in its online Christmas shop.

- Rural women, most of whom are farmers speaking only the local language of their region, are among the most isolated groups in Africa. Anne Walker describes the rationale and methodology used in developing the CD-ROM "Rural Women in Africa: Ideas for Earning Money" designed to meet the needs of rural women in Africa to have access to relevant and appropriate information that will improve their marketing and survival skills.

http://www.wougnet.org/Documents/NAWODA/anewtool.html

- MTN Business Solutions, a division of MTN South Africa, has joined forces with Primedia to roll out a live audio stream of Radio 702 directly across the MTN network on 083 9000 702. Radio 702 followers can keep up-to-date with the latest news and information on local and international events as they happen, no matter where they are in the world