Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) and Intel’s webinar series on Technology, Innovation and Sustainability, or TIS Talks, which was launched last July 23 to a worldwide audience in two timezones, is expected to…Continue
e-mpower Africa Online Newsletter is a monthly publication of the Knowledge Network of African Community Telecentres(KNACT) and supported by United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. It is compiled by KenTel.
e-mpower Africa Online is a compilation of online posts by telecentre practitioners, users and enthusiasts and also shares other developemnts that are improtant to telecntres accross…Continue
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The summit, hosted by Kinetic events, provides a unique educational platform for IT professionals, chief information security officers and…Continue
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Mascom will this week launch far-reaching mHealth projects in Botswana.
Mascom has been collaborating with PING (Positive Innovation for the Next Generation) to improve the quality and efficiency of…Continue
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The Pasha Centre gospel is spreading and fast. This time the fire was in Kitengela Pasha Centre, as 44 community members graduated with ICT (Information Communication Technology) certificates after completing a Digital Literacy program, through Intel Easy Steps module.
The graduation ceremony that took place at Maasai Discovery Guest house, Kitengela, scored big with…
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When students from Ukraine, Russia and other countries in Eastern Europe come on exchange programs to universities in North America, they are usually surprised by the large number of seniors who get back to school and study at the university at the age of retirement. In many countries, one can become a student only at a young age and only if he or she is enrolled as a regular student with the intention to pursue a degree and study the program in full. In many countries seniors cannot become…Continue
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On July 31st during the Asia Pacific Telecentre Network (APTN) Leaders Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand will be formally named the new APTN country host, taking over the Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA)of Sri Lanka, which hosted the first APTN Secretariat in Sri Lanka since February 2009.
The ceremonial turnover will be broadcast live via …Continue
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Sixteen WiFi networks were developed in Moldova this year. This is a pilot project done by the Alliance of Access to Information and Training Community Centers of Moldova. The project aims to share good practices between Ngo`s from Estonia and Moldova about development of e-society and use of informational…Continue
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Telecentre.org Foundation, in partnership with Intel, successfully launched the webinar series entitled “TIS Talks (Technology, Innovation and Sustainability)” yesterday, July 23.
The webinar, which brought together over 30 participants from telecentres, telecentre networks and partner organizations, revolved…
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“This marks a significant milestone for technology in Africa and is a testimony to the whirlwind of information and communications technology (ICT) developments in the…Continue
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The programme also seeks to within a few years, establish a substantive number of competent women ICT professionals holding jobs at all…Continue
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ICT solutions service provider Techno Brain has, for the third time in a row, beaten 3,000 entrants worldwide from 640,000 Microsoft partners, to win the 2012 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for its Malawi and Tanzania operations.
Kheliwe Murimu, Group Public Relations Manager of Techno Brain, says the ICT firm has always excelled in…Continue
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Makaia has implemented Information and Communication Technologies for Development Projects (ICT4D) working with vulnerable populations in Colombia for 6 years. Since 2011 Makaia has been working with people with disabilities through ICT trainings that develop their skills and…Continue
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In this issue:
News from Telecentre-Europe:
Registrations now open for Telecentre-Europe Summit 2012: 17-18 October, Warsaw – Telecentre-Europe's board & staff meeting in Brussels - Telecentre-Europe at the Digital Agenda Assembly…
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On the occasion of the Connect Americas Summit held from 17-19 July, 2012, in Panama City, Panama, Mr Brahima Sanou, Director of the Telecommunication Development Bureau of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Mr Miguel Raimilla, Executive Director of Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF)have announced the launch of a new partnership to support social inclusion and the…Continue
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In order to make the children computer literate, the State Government has decided to start imparting computer education in 1,442 Upper Primary schools and 6,000 Government-run high schools from the current academic year.
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Microsoft has announced Office 365 for Education, providing the productivity, communications and collaboration experiences to educational institutes at no cost. Office 365 for Education is a cloud-based suite that includes the…Continue
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The government said that about 98,000 Common Service Centres (CSCs) that provide e-governance services to the public have already been set up in the country and the target of 100,000 centres will be met soon.
“We will soon achieve the target of 100,000 CSCs. Around 98,000 CSCs have been established as of now,” Minister of State for Communications…Continue
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UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT is a section where we share with you inspiring stories of telecentre.org members and partners through brief interviews. In the fifth article under this series, we interview Jessica Mayberry, Founding Director of Video…Continue
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Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) is partnering with Intel Corporation and Ashoka Changemakers® to promote their global competition: She Will Innovate: Technology Solutions Enriching the Lives of Girls. More than $30,000 in cash and in-kind prizes will be awarded to the best and most innovative solutions that equip girls and women with new digital technologies—enabling them to live healthier, smarter and more meaningful lives.…Continue
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