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- Kenya: Facebook updates by Joshua arap Sang is part of the evidence ICC prosecutor Moreno Ocampo is relying on to convince judges that he is guilty of post election violence.

- Angolan Journalists Trade Union (SJA) Monday here praised the opportunity granted by the Parliament related to analyse the draft law on fighting against crime in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Services of Society.

- According to the just released 2010 General Household Survey (GHS), 26.8 percent of South African households had at least one member who had access to the internet either at home, work, place of study or internet cafes. The use of the internet was the highest in the Western Cape at 44.1 percent, Gauteng at 40.9 percent and the Free State at 27.5 percent. Limpopo and the Eastern Cape had the lowest at nine and 14.3 percent respectively. Most South Africans use the internet at work (16.7 percent), at home (10.1 percent) and at school at 5.5 percent. "Access to the internet in the home is highest among households in the Western Cape (18.7 percent) and Gauteng (17.1 percent) and lowest in the Eastern Cape (3.8 percent) and Limpopo (3.1 percent)," the report stated.

- Zimbabwean telco TelOne is set to resume work on its fibre-optic cable project linking the capital, Harare, to the country’s second largest city, Bulawayo, and to the border post town of Beitbridge.