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A set of geodata, or a map, is libre only if somebody can give you a cake with that map on top, as a present.

Ivan Sanchez # 12th November 2009, 10:52 am

OpenStreetMap is growing rapidly across all of Africa. Mapping is spreading through local mappers, mappers on vacation, foreign nationals, and remote mapping using satellite imagery. A recent comparison judged that OSM had the most comprehensive coverage of Africa among web mapping services, especially in cities.

Mikel Maron # 23rd January 2009, 5:13 pm