Great News, the population and Internet users for the Middle East region have been updated at Internet World Stats.
Pakistan’s mobile internet users as a percentage of the population were recorded at 21 percent at end of January 2018, according to a Global Digital report prepared by We Are Social and Hootsuite. Here is a link to the Pakistan page at IWS and an article for further reading regarding this information.
New 2017-midyear population and Internet stats for world regions. See data at http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm
From the Eacebook Press Room, here is the news about the FB project for expanding the Internet in Africa: News
An estimated 130,000 Africans attempted the journey in 2015 alone, most are escaping the entrenched day-to-day norm of institutionalized and grinding poverty. Some call it the residual effects of a bygone colonial era, however, in our opinion, this is not true. This report highlights the situation: the african diaspora is adrift.
Urgent measures should be started as soon as possible. It is incredible that the population of such a rich continent, full of natural resources, has to flee because lack of food, work opportunities, education and health services. Look at the region´s profile.
You can see the table and graphs for the latest Internet World Stats here.
On Sunday June 26, 2016 the new expansion to the Panama Canal was inaugurated by the President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela. Here is a good article and video from the Washington Post. [quads id=”1″]
According to figures released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the number of internet users on Nigeria’s telecoms networks has hit 97.21 million in September, 2015. Click the link for more information about Nigeria ICT data.