• Facebook Pushes Into Africa

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    The Wall Street Journal
    Social media giant helps connect remote parts of Uganda to internet, after past efforts to widen access in developing world drew criticism 9 COMMENTS
    By Alexandra Wexler | Photographs by
    Edward Echwalu for The Wall Street Journal
    Oct. 8, 2018 8:00 a.m. ET
    GULU, Uganda-A prominent red sign welcoming visitors to this remote and dusty agricultural city makes the announcement in capital letters: “This is now a 4G zone.”
    That is thanks in part to Facebook Inc., FB -2.37% which, along with Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel Ltd.'s EQBHARTIARTL 1.27% Ugandan unit and...
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