Monthly Round Up: June 2015

June was an okay month.
I was on holiday for most of the month so I had a lot of free time.

My brother’s birthday was this month.

I didn’t do a lot this month. I like that Pamela has started blogging again and I really enjoy Afoma’s photo challenge.

I started watching Game of Thrones from the beginning. I think it’s an absolutely brilliant series. I’m currently on S05E02 and that took me about 4 days. I kept off watching it until I read the books but I realised I probably won’t ever get to it. My favourite characters are Tyrion Lannister and “Mother of Dragons”.

I read five books this month

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Technology and Changes on the Continent

“In 10 short years, what was once an object of luxury and privilege, the mobile phone, has become a basic necessity in Africa.  – Paul Kagame

About a decade ago, there were less than four million mobiles in Africa. Now, there are over 500 million mobile phones on the continent and 20 to 30 percent of them are internet enabled. It is estimated that by 2016, there’ll be about a billion mobile phones with about 80% of them being internet enabled.

Telecommunication has transformed our businesses into mobile and global enterprises. We now have faster access to information; better, much quicker ways of getting things done; and easier ways to connect with people, share information and ideas.

Our mobile phones are practically an extension of our lives. They serve as our banks, novels, textbooks, televisions, maps, alarms, weather stations, newspapers and much more.

Some areas that have been transformed by technology include:

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