by Justin Yap firstname.lastname@example.org. Posted on December 31, 2010, Friday Continue
KUCHING: Tourism in Bario has grown from its accidental beginnings to being a mainstay of the local economy evolving along the way into various niche markets including ecotourism, adventure tourism, cultural tourism, research tourism and the latest manifestation of development…
Added by Seu Yapa on December 31, 2010 at 12:04pm —
A couple of years ago one of my student Stage Managers–a Junior in
college–created a Facebook Group for our Departmental Production in the
Theater Department. It was an eye opener for me and since then I have
moved much of my course management into Facebook. Logistically I operate
my entire Associates in Technical Theater Program from our Facebook
Group Page now. Each semester I ask my new students to join the group–
Now, when I come into the building I am often… Continue
Added by Jan Herder on December 30, 2010 at 11:47pm —
by Justin Yap email@example.com.
Posted on December 30, 2010, Thursday Continue
KUCHING: Bario known as the ‘Land of a Thousand Hand-Shakes’ is the homeland to the Kelabit ethnic minority. The indigenous community that emerged from isolation only within the last half century has shown massive positive development from the results of eBario…
Added by Seu Yapa on December 30, 2010 at 11:35am —
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
Added by Sandra Nassali on December 29, 2010 at 9:30pm —
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Added by Jimmy L. Calata on December 27, 2010 at 4:03pm —
Following is a blog written by Meddie Mayanja, former Senior Program Officer of telecentre.org titled "Show and Tell – Building Telecentres That Matter". Hope you all find it interesting and fruitful argument.
Recent turmoil in the global economy has… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on December 24, 2010 at 1:36pm —
It is becoming clear through recent research that public access ICT venues can play an important role in various crisis situations. As a contribution to the growing field of crisis informatics, the Global Impact Study pleased to announce our partnership with a related research study, The Role of Public Internet Access Venues in Disaster Management and Prevention: The Case of the 2010 Earthquake in…
Added by Global Impact Study on December 24, 2010 at 2:30am —
Photo Caption: Dr.Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - Managing Director of World Bank meets children who benefit at Kallady Nenasala.
Photo Credit: ICTA
Nenasala (telecenter) in Kallady, located in Batticaloa district of Eastern province, one of 601 telecenters in… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on December 23, 2010 at 2:00pm —
Savana Signatures has successfully organised a three weeks hands on session for Teachers and Head teachers of basic schools in the Savelugu Nantong District and the Tamale Metropolis.
The above followed the realisation out of a survey conducted by the organisation that teachers lacked the basics of ICT.
The training which started from 8th August 2010 to 27th August 2010 was organised in partnership with the Community Outreach Programme of Radboud University in the… Continue
Added by Agbenyo John Stephen on December 22, 2010 at 8:03pm —
The workshop which was organised by the Ghana Information Network for Knowledge Sharing (GINKS) in partnership with its local partner, Savana Signatures (SavSign) drew Continue
participants from a cross-section of Junior High Schools some of which
included Dabokpa JHS, Shishegu Zion JHS, Kamina Barracks JHS, Vitting
SHS, NOBISCO, Dabokpa Technical Institute and other sister organization
like ISODEC, NNED, BoldSteps Foundation and…
Added by Agbenyo John Stephen on December 22, 2010 at 7:59pm —
Kenya ICT Board will facilitate the establishment of digital access centers, to be known as PASHA Centers… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on December 21, 2010 at 5:00pm —
The Global Impact Study is pleased to announce that we have added Ghana as the fifth country to the user, venue, and non-user surveys and the sixth country for inventory data collection. The country research team will be led by Godfred Frempong… Continue
Added by Global Impact Study on December 21, 2010 at 1:24am —
Over sixty participants mainly Telecentre managers and other ICT4D stakeholders gathered at La Palisse hotel in Kigali on December sixteenth for a 2 days workshop . Items on the agenda were potential improvements and the shifting role of telecentres in the development of rural Rwanda, The Thousand Telecentres project in Rwanda and challenges faced by the Rwanda telecentre movement . The important topics under discussion and strong participation from all involved combined to make the… Continue
Added by Paul BARERA on December 19, 2010 at 9:30pm —
Here are some cool reasons why Blogging is important in our mission to develop the society.
- Blogging brings ideas that are useful to the society. We all have pretty good ideas and unique perspectives.
- Blogging is a Personal Brand. it gives you a free media channel to get your message to the public.
- Blogging give us a chance to cry them out and…
Added by Niranjan Meegammana on December 18, 2010 at 6:30pm —
On 16th December, 2010, Telecentre.org Foundation and Digital Empowerment Foundation organised a national consultation on Empowering Rural India through Telecentres: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward. The consultation was well attended and included all the stakeholders involved in the telecentre movement in India. There were participants from some of the leading NGOs with significant telecentre initiatives or associated with telecentre initiatives, such as TARAhaat, e-Chaupal,… Continue
Added by Shipra Sharma on December 17, 2010 at 2:00pm —
India is a room for multiple and multifarious telecentre initiatives managed both by the Government and the private or civil society agencies. While the common objective is to serve the rural masses with effective and need based services, using ICT applications, the very many interventions so far are in the midst of exploring and experiencing varying levels of scope and challenges. The…
Added by Seu Yapa on December 15, 2010 at 2:20pm —
The national forum on disability, organized by the Syrian organization for the disabled (AAMAL),
and cooperation with the central council for the disabled Affairs and UN organizations operating in Syria,
the conference took place at al-Umawyeen conference palace from 11-12 December… Continue
Added by Nabil Eid on December 13, 2010 at 4:54pm —
Following is the press release on Telecentre-Europe Get Online Week 2010
Telecentre-Europe is running a Europe wide campaign between 28th February and 5th March 2011, aiming to get more than 100,000 new computer users online. The campaign will help people to benefit from… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on December 13, 2010 at 1:00pm —
The workshop was hosted at ICIPE Nairobi and attended by telecentre managers and staff from over 30 telecentres across Kenya. KARI, Assistant Director for Information Services, Dr. Jack Ouda officially opened the event. His presence also represented the government, especially Ministry of Agriculture.
His opening speech appreciated ICIPE for hosing the workshop as well as…
Added by Cleopa Timon Otieno on December 10, 2010 at 5:06pm —
The eSkwela project and the Open Academy for Philippine Agriculture (OPAPA), both members of the Philippine Community eCenter Network (PhilCeCNet), were recognized by two international award bodies for utilizing information and communication technology (ICT) tools in their respective fields of work.
The eSkwela… Continue
Added by Jasmine Mohammadsali on December 10, 2010 at 11:00am —