UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT is a new section where we share with you inspiring stories of Telecentre.org members and partners through brief interviews. In the first article under this series, we interview…Continue
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The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) of Thailand together with the Research Center of Communication and Development Knowledge Management (CCDKM), and Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU) working for Thaitelecentre.org, recently announced its intention to train 100,000 Thai women as part of its contribution to the Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign. The commitment is, thus far, the highest training pledge received under the…Continue
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The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), in collaboration with FARA, Yam-Pukri, CAFAN, AYF, ANAFE, SPC/PAFPNET is organizing the Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition (YoBloCo Awards). This contest is launched in the framework of the ARDYIS initiative which aims to raise youth awareness and improve their capacity on agricultural and rural development issues in ACP countries…Continue
On June 27, the Philippines commenced its Lead Training of Trainers at the CICT-NCC Building in Diliman, Quezon City. The training workshop, which is organized by the Philippine Commission on Information and Communication Technology (CICT) together with the Philippine Community eCenter Network…Continue
THE OPPORTUNITY: AN OPEN INNOVATION COMPETITION
Technology can do amazing things: It can change the way we live, how we do business, how we interact with the world and with each other.
Technological innovation could…
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The Thimbolketiya Nenasala (Telecentre) has provided full details pertaining to the environment, history and tourism of the Ratnapura District with the guidance of the Information Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) of Sri Lanka.
This project is further facilitated by the e-Sri Lanka Community Project and the relevant website is…
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Secretary General Dr. Hamadoun Toure of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) led the call for partners to the Telecentre Women Campaign yesterday, June 21, at the Opening Session of the Asia Pacific Regional Forum on Digital Inclusion For All held at the Suntec Convention Center in Singapore. The session was attended by around 100 ITU members from the government and the private sector, including 14 Ministers/Heads of Information and Communications…Continue
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The voting for eWorld awards starts today and Voting will close on 15th July (Midnight IST). There are three categories to vote for. Each category has many sub-categories.…Continue
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With the recent discussions and developments on mobile phones and telecentres this should be of interest especially for those from Kenya and South Africa. Mobile phone app developers face many challenges from work space, technical to financial. Bellow is some good news to may developers who are usually fresh college grads who do not have the financial muscle to successfully execute a project, test and reach potential investors as well as markets. …Continue
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Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda are set to revolutionize ICT industry to create massive employment opportunities for the youth, recent developments from the three speak for themselves. Here are some stories that may help justify this.
Konza is set to be one of the most successful cities in Africa, competing economically and culturally with the best cities in the world. This site offers all the information and insight you need to fully…Continue
A Graduate with Bachelors of Information Technology Degree- Makerere University, currently IT Counselor TAACC-The Apac Anti-Corruption Coalition, Initially worked as Information Technology (IT) Administrator ASDI Computer Center, am the Current Chairperson Lira - Apac Computer Technician's Association (LACTA) serving as the speaker in 2009. Don't hesitate to contact me on my personal website at…Continue
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A month ago I assisted a Meeting about the Future of Telecenters among Spanish Telecentre experts, held at Barcelona. My wrap up of the meeting raised quite a lot of reactions at the Telecentre Europe commmunity site, so I am resuming &…Continue
Since 2001, the Korea Internet Volunteer (KIV) programme, supported by the National Information Society Agency (NIA), has sent out more than 3,400 volunteers to 68 countries in Asia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Europe, Latin America and Africa. KIVs, who are mainly composed of university students, provide free IT training and other IT related volunteering activities to local communities around the…Continue
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Source: BBC News
Offering a prize fund of $5,000, the competition asked developers in Kenya,…Continue
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Rwanda’s investment in technology is not restricted to the country’s urban areas. Rural communities benefit too through the development of a telecentre network.
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Mobile phone has certainly taken stage, in the discussion of telecentre future, becoming the focus and area of research as a critical and essential tool in information delivery and, but whether to stick with sms or innovatively extend the possibility of the voice services remains to be debated. Rural Africa may not boast of geeky computer skills let alone access to them, but they are king when it comes to mobile ownership.…Continue
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Free Webinar Series on Mobile Technologies by the International Institute of Mobile Technologies (IIMT)
Do you want to get up to speed on mobile marketing best practices or learn about mobile games in education? Have you wanted to become more familiar with open-source technology and business licenses for mobile applications but weren’t sure where to start? Do you know if your organization is truly ready to implement a mobile-based solution?
As part of its Mobile…Continue
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