Andrew Carnegie once said, “A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.” Today, libraries are just as important as they were in Carnegie’s time, serving as ‘e-hubs,’ where citizens can access scholarly research from around…Continue
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Digital literacy is just as important as reading, writing and maths. This is the message the Mozilla Foundation, the non-profit organisation supporting open source projects, wants to spread as it powers forward to provide a web that’s empowering and educating people. Because, they say, “we can’t do it…Continue
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GSMA Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) programme has released its 2014 State of the Industry Report on mobile financial services. Published annually, the report provides industry practitioners with insights into the important developments taking place in mobile money,…Continue
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Leading global development organizations are just beginning to utilize mobile technologies to improve the efficiency and quality of the data they collect, manage, analyze, and share. However, there is so much more the international development community could be doing with this powerful technology to make better decisions and meet broader global development goals.
Thankfully, you can now learn…Continue
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Kenya’s Digital Divide Data Kenya, a local BPO/ITeS company, has been lauded by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of ICT, Dr Fred Matiang’i, for a job well done in championing digital jobs agenda for the undeserved.
He was speaking during a tour of the company’s BPO project, where Digital Divide Data Kenya highlighted how digital jobs are…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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Source: Soul Beat Africa
From the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (Spider) ICT for Development (ICT4D) Series No. 4, this publication looks at recently concluded…
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Source: The Citizen Journalist
Youth Hub Africa recently ranked Maureen Agena amongst the 12 Young Social Activists to watch out for in 2012. She runs a blog called the citizen journalist from where the blog below is…Continue
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