Internet News in Brief


- As war is resuming in the Eastern part of Congo, with the takeover of Goma by M23 rebels, several Congolese artists decided to unite and sing against the war. The video was posted on popular singer Koffi Olomide's Youtube page

- Israeli vendor Alvarion has announced that it has been selected by Guinean internet service provider (ISP) Equipements & Techniques Informatiques (ETI) to provide equipment enabling the expansion of the latter’s network.

-  Representatives of the Algerian Association of Internet Service Providers (AAFSI) have met with the country’s Minister of Post and ICT, Moussa Benhamadi, to complain about the refusal of major telcos to work with them to enhance internet services in the country. According to a report from Agence Ecofin, AAFSI president Kahlane Ali has complained that dominant operators including Algerie Telecom and Mobilis Algeria have failed to work with smaller internet service providers (ISPs) to improve levels of internet access.