African governments are increasingly clamping down on the internet, especially social media in an attempt to silence democratic opposition.
Africa's great digital divide: you're more likely to have access to the internet as a wealthy man in a coastal country
Only 10 countries in the region have mobile-cellular prices that are at least as affordable as the average in other regions
State also considering merging two state-owned airlines and selling off a stake in the enlarged carrier to private investors
Google to give training to 1 million in Africa to boost jobs – most from South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya
Research conducted by Google suggests Africa will have 500 million Internet users by 2020