By BANKELELEMore by this AuthorProf Calestous Juma passed away recently. His passing also sparked some debate in Kenya about his apparent lack of recognition. The consensus was that brilliant as he was, sadly, he would probably have been frustrated, denied funding, promotions, and freedom to research and work. The prevailing African model for undersea cable was the West African SAT3 one, whose business model had seen internet access priced expensively and the bandwidth underutilised. And Quartz Africa is re-sharing several of the articles he wrote for them, in honour of his life and work.
Source: Daily Nation January 03, 2018 04:52 UTC