ICT for development

The Middle East and North Africa (TC-MENA) make distinctive mark in eINDIA 2008 Awards.

eINDIA 2008 Awards

The Middle East and North Africa (TC-MENA) made a distinctive mark in eINDIA 2008 Awards, winning honours for three development projects from Syria,Egypt and Sudan run by leaders of Telecentre in MENA

Reefnet Project in Syria lunched Mobile Computer Lab (E-BAG)

Salamieh Telecentre

Reefnet Project in Syria lunched Mobile Computer Lab (E-BAG)
Salamieh telecentre through Reefnet project aim to promote and connect rural people in Syrian community.

PROTEGE QV celebrates the 2008 internet day in Cameroon

YAOUNDE 6 June 2008 (PROTEGE QV for PROTEGE QV)


PROTEGE QV talks about the celebrations of the internet day in Cameroon. They were busy organising workshops, exhibiting new tools and helping young people how to find new jobs through the net.

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African blogs on ICT for development

By Karel Novotný (May 2008, APC )

As part of its research activities, APC has compiled a list of African ICT blogs. Thematically, most of them focus on ICT4D issues, although some others deal rather with online journalism, ICT policy, freedom of expression, or other related issues.

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UNDESA-GAID Annual Meeting

Date and time: 
May 18 2008 - May 20 2008

Venue

Country: 
Malaysia

Will also hold Global Forum on Access and Connectivity and Innovative Funding Mechanism

Other information
Location: 
Kuala Lumpur

Multimedia resource kit presented to radio broadcasters

YAOUNDÉ 26 March 2008 (Olga Balbine for PROTEGE QV)

PROTEGE QV, APC’s Cameroun civil society group, released a multimedia kit late last year. Accompanied by full training of radio broadasters, this tool is meant to provide the general public and professionals with the means to exploit and use technology to create micro enterprises. Called the MMRK is increasingly being recognised as flexible tool which can be used in a variety of contetx, including rural.

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IDLELO3

Date and time: 
Mar 16 2008 - Mar 20 2008

Venue

Country: 
Senegal
Related projects: 
Africa ICT Policy Monitor

Organisers

Other- name of organisation: 
The Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA)

The theme for the Idlelo 3 Conference is: “Making the Knowledge Economy Work for Africa”.

Other information
Location: 
Dakar

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