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January 2010 Blog Posts (56)

Professor Micheal visit of eBario and eLamai

I would like to share the URL of Professor Micheal Gurstein's two blogs; He recently visitef teh Center of Excellence for Rural Informatics (CoERI) two projects eLamai and eBario.

1):E-Bario, the Impact of a Telecentre and the Creation of a Technology Hub in the Highlands of Borneo.…

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Added by Tariq Zaman on January 31, 2010 at 7:49pm — No Comments

World Day for Persons with Disabilities celebration in sudan

A group of organizations working in the disability field exhibitions and cultural activities sponsored by (Sudani company for communucation) under the slogan (discovered in me) has been involved children with disabilities By many activites, plays, singing and in the framework of the celebration of World Day for Persons with Disabilities

Added by akram mohammed ahmed on January 31, 2010 at 5:54pm — No Comments

Sudan was held workshop payment small business groups of persons with disabilities

Been implemented to take care of the righteous war-disabled and anti-mine in cooperation with the Office of Federal Institute of Zakat Family and Community Development University of Sudan and the adoption of workshop payment small business groups of persons with disabilities during the period of three days from September 8 to 10, 2009 in the hall of the Union of workers in the town of Damazin in Blue Nile state, for a number ((30 male and female participants, divided in terms of the type to (7)… Continue

Added by akram mohammed ahmed on January 31, 2010 at 4:35pm — No Comments

ICT NETWORK PERU: PERUVIAN GOVERNMENT REAGENT MODULE PERU, INSTRUMENT OF DIRECT DEMOCRACY IN ACTION



Anibal Aguilar NETWORK current coordinator of ICT design and development PERU Peru Module in coordination with other state entities, as a former adviser to the Prime Minister in the Presidency of the Council of Ministers



Peru Module is a tool for combating extreme poverty, strengthen democracy and accelerate social investment, promoting good governance, social inclusion and citizen… Continue

Added by Anibal Aguilar Gómez on January 31, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

¡Bienvenidos al equipo queridos compañeros operadores de telecentros!





Más de 60 operadores de la Red de Telecentros del Programa Quiero Mi Barrio, desde Alto Hospicio, en la zona Norte del país, hasta la Región Metropolitana, fueron reunidos, para recibir las orientaciones y herramientas que les permitirán fortalecer su rol de líderes tecnológicos en sus comunidades.



Cuál es el rol de un operador de telecentros, cómo afrontar la apertura de éste, cómo comenzar a vincularse con sus organizacines… Continue

Added by Erika Silva Urbano on January 30, 2010 at 9:47pm — No Comments

WEEKLY NEWS ROUND UP-AFRICA

African Internet backbone service doubles its satellite capacity

28th January 2010

Gateway Communication, which boasts one of the largest pan-African communications network with customers in 40 countries, adopted Newtec’s FlexACM tehnology to double satellite link capacity for its backbone service, Africa IPJetDirect. IPJetDirect uses C band and Ku band satellites to deliver IP services to mobile phone operators in Africa. This is one of the technologies deployed on the African… Continue

Added by Francis Mwathi on January 29, 2010 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Uganda’s PM visits Egypt’s Smart Villages

Professor Apolo Nsibambi the prime minister of Uganda recently took time to visit smart villages in Egypt and such facilities could be replicated in Uganda in the near future. This was during his five-day working visit to Egypt earlier in the month at the invitation of his Egyptian counterpart Dr. Ahmed Nazif. According to the information officer in the Office of the Prime Minister, Apolo Munghinda, Nsibambi and Nazif met to discuss bilateral issues. Egypt is interested in cooperating with… Continue

Added by Francis Mwathi on January 29, 2010 at 7:19pm — No Comments

Mobile telecentres in Africa

I reccomend this very good article on rural internet kiosks in Africa. Enjoy!

http://www.elearning-africa.com/newsportal/english/news212.php

Added by Florencio Ceballos on January 29, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

Sudan Organizan Estabilished first Centre on Disable Studies

ABRAR Organization for Disable in Sudan Was Established The first Center on Disable Study and Information in Khartoum, Its contain 20 computer , internet network,library,plzma screen ,photo copier machine and many facilities equipments

Added by akram mohammed ahmed on January 28, 2010 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Now happening in Cairo Forum Middle East and North Africa and Egypt Telecentre Academy Forum

Telecentre Leaders’ Forum Middle East and North Africa and Egypt Telecentre Academy Forum. Telecentre stakeholders from the several countries to rich knowledge sharing and networking environment in t… Organized by Telecentre.org network – Middle East and North Africa MENA, Egypt ICT Trust Fund (UNDP/MCIT) |…



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Added by akram mohammed ahmed on January 26, 2010 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Now Happning in Cairo

Telecentre Leaders’ Forum Middle East and North Africa and Egypt Telecentre Academy Forum. Telecentre stakeholders from the several countries to rich knowledge sharing and networking environment in t… Organized by Telecentre.org network – Middle Eas, We thanks on behalf of all telecentre practitioner Egyptians Organizers and our colleague from all the world , Adam From Malaysia , Nabil From sarya , Georg from Lebanon, Dr. Shady from India , Medi From Canada…

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Added by akram mohammed ahmed on January 25, 2010 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Today was opening of Telecentre Leaders’ Forum Middle East and North Africa,Egypt

Today January 24-26, 2010 opening of Telecentre Leaders’ Forum Middle East and North Africa and Egypt Telecentre Academy Forum in Smart Village, Cairo, Egypt.

Telecentre stakeholders from the several countries in Arab Region attended the event.

The conference focused on th factor in improving sustainability and impact of telecentres to social development.

The conference started with a welcome by Eng. Huda Dahroug, Deputy , Egypt ICT… Continue

Added by Nabil Eid on January 25, 2010 at 3:30am — No Comments

Now happening in Cairo Forum Middle East and North Africa and Egypt Telecentre Academy Forum

Telecentre Leaders’ Forum Middle East and North Africa and Egypt Telecentre Academy Forum. Telecentre stakeholders from the several countries to rich knowledge sharing and networking environment in t… Organized by Telecentre.org network – Middle East and North Africa MENA, Egypt ICT Trust Fund (UNDP/MCIT) |

Added by akram mohammed ahmed on January 24, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

WEEKLY NEWS ROUND UP-AFRICA

A New Telecoms Tax Epidemic Sweeps Across Continent - Increases of Up to 100 Percent in International Calling Costs

22nd January 2009

A new telecoms tax epidemic is sweeping across Africa adding to the already high tax levels imposed on operators on the continent. This time the tax is being levied on inbound international calls and will increase their costs by between 20-100%. This will make the cost of doing business with Africa rise significantly in a time of global economic… Continue

Added by Francis Mwathi on January 23, 2010 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Hatians must rebuild Haiti

A letter to the Haitian President,

A cure for Haiti

By

Emma Tese' Jean

1/18/10





I am appalled and disappointed at what's going on right now in Haiti . The Haitian people should be ashamed of themselves. The animalistic barbaric actions of my people as they are in the mist of this tragedy, makes me feel a shamed to be haitian. But they are not to blame. The blame is on the haitian government or the lack there of . The people are the first priority. The… Continue

Added by emma jean on January 23, 2010 at 1:55am — No Comments

Be A Genuine Child. Try A Tricycle.

This is the dawn of a new decade. Individuals and companies will be facing new challenges in the form of convergence of crisis of Finance / Fuel / Foods etc in the coming years. The solution will likely be the essential quest for sustainability, resilience and harmony in the areas of Economy / Equity / Environment, based on cyclical, rather than linear mode of operation.



Indeed, there will be three essential Cycles (as illustrated with the… Continue

Added by Erico47 on January 22, 2010 at 5:47pm — No Comments

ICTA initiates ‘Happy Life’



Unveiling a new chapter in the history of Sri Lanka’s Knowledge dissemination, Family Planning Association (FPA) Sri Lanka officially launched “Happy Life” Contact Centre in December 2009 at the BMICH, Colombo, Sri Lanka. “Happy Life” Contact Centre is a project which provides Information and Counseling Services on Sexuality and Reproductive Health (SRH) and it is implemented by FPA Sri Lanka with the technical and financial assistance from… Continue

Added by Seu Yapa on January 22, 2010 at 1:04pm — 2 Comments

'1,000 Ideas to Make Telecentres Work' Announcement for contributing stories to the book

As public access centres, telecentres are continuously experimenting with new ideas in the areas of content, services and technology to broaden their reach and also enhance their relevance and acceptability within the community. There are many such instances where telecentre leaders have used indigenous ideas to make their telecentres more responsive to the needs of the community being served along with making it economically sustainable for themselves.



Such telecentres and practices… Continue

Added by telecentre.org on January 22, 2010 at 10:30am — 13 Comments

Weekly News Round Up: Asia (14-20 January 2010)

India funds power projects for African ICT

14 January 2010

In addition to funding the development of various ICT projects in Southern Africa, India has also started pumping money into electricity generation projects to boost the region's power supply. In addition to funding the development of various ICT projects in Southern Africa, India has also started pumping money into electricity generation projects to boost the region's power supply...… Continue

Added by Shipra Sharma on January 21, 2010 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Telecentre community supporting reconstrution of Haiti in the long run... an opportunity to brainstorm about.

Haiti one of the poorest countries in the world, often forgotten by other nations, only known by its social conflicts, poor and too often political turmoil, is becoming a clear example of how technology can and should make a positive impact alleviating part of the agony and frustration of its people.



We now can see how Social Media sites seem to be particularly useful, especially for people looking for love ones lost in Haiti's capital. Mobile phones documenting the events as well as… Continue

Added by Miguel Raimilla on January 21, 2010 at 1:32am — No Comments

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