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- Sierra Leone’s Minister of Information and Communications has urged members of the Lumley community to serve as watchdogs in ensuring the safety and protection of the fibre optic facilities, disclosing that the project cost millions of dollars. Alhaji Ibrahim Ben Kargbo was speaking during a meeting organized by his ministry at the Atlantic venue, Lumley Beach.

- The Webbys, the leading international award honouring excellence on the Internet including websites, interactive advertising and online film and video, is back. This year the awards will celebrate Kenyan blog Ushahidi at the 15th annual Webby Awards ceremony.