12 Things You Didn’t Know About How Africans Use The Internet

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli
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Some of the matatus offering free WiFi courtesy of Safaricom with their Vuma Online branding (image: cio.co.ke)

Free WiFi is a growing trend

Internet access is considered a basic right, but access to that right remains limited in Africa. One of the major trends that is changing this, however, is the increasing availability of free WiFi in public places throughout Africa, with more and more transport hubs, shops, restaurants and other areas where people gather enabled with free WiFi.