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17 July 2012

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Walking directions are available on Google maps for 44 African countries.

Google maps are internet-available maps published by geographic location and regularly updated, including through user input. In 2010, Google developed driving directions on Google Maps in many African countries. "This is a feature that allows users to get driving direction information from one location to another (e.g from Kotoka International Airport to Hotel Novotel in Victoria Borg, Accra in Ghana)." In recognition that not everyone drives, the developers added walking directions.

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