Web And Mobile Data News - In Brief

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- The Senegalese government has launched a new portal www.demarches.gouv.sn to enable citizen to access online forms and submit applications for about 100 procedures. The government plans to increase this number to 250 by the end of the year.

- Hard on the heels of the launch of South Africa's first online shopping search engine in May, Jump Shopping (www.jump.co.za) has created a local consumer forum dedicated to online shopping and e-commerce. The Web-based forum (www.jump.co.za/forum) caters for discussions about all products sold online, and gives the consumer the ability to enquire and inform fellow consumers regarding any product-related information, whether technical or general.