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Sandra Nassali
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Flavor of the Month of February: "Youth Empowerment and Telecentres"
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Seu Yapa Apr 2, 2013.

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Nalwoga Sarah Mpagi replied to Sandra Nassali's discussion Are n't Internet cafes becoming a threat to telecentres?
"Great! all these ideas are coming up. I have liked Alexander and Wangchuk's discussions as they bring out issues in the real environment. One should know that every competition is healthy and there is not any single place where there is no…"
Mar 20, 2009
Sandra Nassali replied to Sandra Nassali's discussion Are n't Internet cafes becoming a threat to telecentres?
"Hello Dean, Wangchuk, Alexander and all. I really liked Alexander and Wangchuk's responses not because i think that internet cafes are a threat to telecentres but because of the fact that they recognizes the role of cafes from a health…"
Mar 20, 2009
Shehzaad Shams replied to Sandra Nassali's discussion Are n't Internet cafes becoming a threat to telecentres?
"Hello Sandra, I agree to a great extent to Atmaram's point of view. Telecenters are supposed to run with a profit motive but with a social entrepreneurial drive and business model. Whereas, a cyber cafe need not keep the social development…"
Mar 20, 2009
Dean Mulozi replied to Sandra Nassali's discussion Are n't Internet cafes becoming a threat to telecentres?
"Hi Sandra, Sara and Felician, Are n't Internet cafes becoming a threat to telecentres?? Fisrt of all, I stongly believe that Cyber Cafes will never take over the services of the telecenters. Telecenters provide services well beyond that of the…"
Mar 20, 2009
Wangchuk Chungyalpa replied to Sandra Nassali's discussion Are n't Internet cafes becoming a threat to telecentres?
"Hi Sandra, Internet Cafes are a threat to telecentres in that, they offer services that are directly substitutable with those provided by telecentres. I think as you have highlighted, the primary difference between the two is in their objective and…"
Mar 20, 2009
Alexander G. Flor replied to Sandra Nassali's discussion Are n't Internet cafes becoming a threat to telecentres?
"Dear Sandra and everyone else, with (PPP) public-private partnerships being one of the more prevalent buzzwords in the ICT4D arena, perhaps we should take it more seriously and dismiss the thought that a zero-sum game exists between telecentres and…"
Mar 19, 2009
Sandra Nassali left a comment for Edwin Galiwango
"Hello Edwin, finally we get to see you!! that is better than the cat :-)"
Mar 19, 2009
Sandra Nassali replied to Sandra Nassali's discussion Are n't Internet cafes becoming a threat to telecentres?
"wow, this is interesting. Thank you Yacine for your contribution."
Mar 19, 2009

Sandra Nassali's Blog

DOT launches in Uganda with a Program Vision Workshop

Established in Canada in 2002, Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) is an innovator in enabling people to access and apply information and communication technologies (ICT) to create education, economic and entrepreneurial opportunities.

DOT’s vision is to make these opportunities available to marginalized people, especially women and youth, as a strategy to eradicate poverty, vulnerability and gender inequality.

DOT’s signature entrepreneurship program, Reach Up! Integrates ICT,…


Posted on November 23, 2012 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

Kampala Adobe Youth Voices Speak Out!

For the last few months, I have been privileged to be part of a project that is engaging young people with creative media skills.

The Project titled Create With a Purpose is being supported by Adobe Foundation and TakingITGlobal. • As a Youth Educator on this project, I empower young people between the ages of 13 – 18 years (through the use of a collection of resources that facilitate the inclusion of global perspectives in the classroom like environment) to think and act as world…


Posted on October 31, 2011 at 1:00am

Ugandans to check voting status on phone

Ugandans can now check their voting status via their mobile phones at a cheap cost across all networks thanks to the new Electoral Commission service.

The simple sms sent to 8683 will avail the recipient all details about their voting status as indicted in the voters’ register like polling station, district, sub-county and county.

The Electoral Commission (EC) chairman, Dr Badru Kiggundu launched the service which cuts across all mobile phone networks in Kampala…


Posted on January 25, 2011 at 4:52pm

The zero facebooking craze and its potential impacts on the African continent

In May 2010, Facebook, a social networking site, finally launched facebook zero in 10 African countries and at the look of things, after an exact period of 6 month, this service is doing pretty well.

Facebook zero offers telecom subscribers a chance to access their facebook profiles on their mobile phones for free

In Uganda, most telecom companies (MTN, Warid and Orange) have partnered with Facebook to offer this as a value added service for their clients.

Users on… Continue

Posted on December 29, 2010 at 9:30pm — 5 Comments

African governments embark more on setting up Cyber Crime Prosecution Units

Nigeria - The Federal Government has approved the setting up of a Computer Crime Prosecution Unit (CCPU) for prosecuting those involved in cyber crimes.

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN) gave the approval, according to a statement issued by the ministry. He said cyber crimes cannot be prosecuted successfully without adequate capacity and necessary structure.

"Nigeria needs to have a robust cyber security and cyber… Continue

Posted on August 23, 2010 at 5:05pm

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At 3:51am on January 29, 2014, Seu Yapa said…

Would you like to tell us What ICT4D topics are you most interested in? Join the forum: Flavor of the month

Thank u in advance!!!

At 10:43am on June 23, 2013, DR. SYED MD. ZAINUL ABEDIN gave Sandra Nassali a gift
At 5:48pm on February 1, 2013, said…

Hi Sandra!

Welcome back. Looking forward to the Flavor of the Month forum this Feb since you'll be leading it. All the best!

PS: Hope you like our new site. ;)

At 1:44pm on November 30, 2011, Alan Foo said…

Dear Sandra,

Would like to seek your help to identify NGOs who are interested in applying for a USAid grant of up to US300K to help Children to read.

Their Request for Applications are now open at

From there you can find their areas of Interests...

We would like to provide the software solution to enable that.


At 7:42pm on September 17, 2011, Md.Minarul Islam said…
I know about telcentre center Africa?
At 10:48pm on December 28, 2010, arnab gogoi said…
greatings of 2011
At 10:48pm on December 28, 2010, arnab gogoi said…


greatings of 2010,

At 3:38pm on March 17, 2010, Innocent Dlamini said…
Thanks Sandra. I am looking forward to being part of the team
At 2:20pm on March 16, 2010, Innocent Dlamini said…
Hi Sandra, check out my picture. I have loaded it now
At 6:08pm on February 25, 2010, M John Silco said…
Dear Sandra,
are you attending the Nairobi meeting of using ICT in election monitoring.
if yes, then we could discuss on how you can support to train our staff in writing skills.
John Silco

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