Internet affordability: Nigeria ranks third in Africa
02 May 2017 | 11:51 am
The Alliance for Affordable Internet has ranked Nigeria third in Africa in an internet Affordability Drivers Index. Onica Makwakwa, Africa Regional coordinator at Alliance for affordable internet joins CNBC Africa for more insight.
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