At 11:46 AM 10/4/96, Richard Heeks wrote:
>The Internet for rural Africa? What an excellent idea.
>I have recently been involved in action research in several African
>countries helping peasant farmers to set up their own Web pages.
>But they soon became convinced after I showed them how many sad and
>empty lives of people in the West had become transformed by the
>Internet, allowing them to distribute their ill-informed opinions to
>a global audience.
Now, what good did this do? Where are those web pages?
>(who - since you ask - lived in a small Nigerian village for two
Please don't tell me you spent two years setting up Web pages in
Nigerian villages. I so far was unaware that Nigeria was on IP...
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