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AU supports internet exchange point in Mombasa

Tuesday 28 June 2016 | 08:59 CET | News
The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Infrastructure and Energy Department, in collaboration with Kenya's ICT ministry has launched the Kenya Internet Exchange Point of Presence in Mombasa. Through the African Internet Exchange System (AXIS) project of the African Union Commission, internet exchange points on the continent have increased from eighteen to 32. The Commission has further provided grants to six internet exchange points to become regional exchange points. Under the grant awarded to the Kenya Internet Exchange point, the AU will support capacity building, the KIXP site in

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