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Web 2.0 Training Zambia

Web 2.0 Learning Opportunities

Venue: In Service Training Trust (ISTT), NRDC Campus, Chelstone, Lusaka, Zambia Dates: Course1: April 16-20; Course 2: May 14-18; and Course 3: June 11-15, 2012 Technological innovation is taking place at a breath-taking pace. Simple, open source internet-based applications and services designed to enhance on-line collaboration are now available to the wider public at little or […]

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Mobile Transactions Zambia

Silicon Valley invests US $3.2 Million in Mobile Transactions International

According to MSN Money, Omidyar Network, the philanthropic investment firm established in 2004 by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam, and ACCION, a community development organization founded in 1961, have invested US $3.2 million in the Zambian start-up Mobile Transactions. Mobile Transactions offers a range of products to move money electronically targeting Zambian […]

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African Tech Hubs

Zambian Tech Hubs

Lara Heintz writes about technical hubs in Africa and a digitial map created by Zambia’s Bongohive. BongoHive, based in Lusaka, Zambia, was set up in May 2011 by Lukonga Lindunda. BongoHive provides a place for the local tech community to meet, swap experience, and attend training, networking and hackathon events. Follow BongoHive on Twitter and Facebook to keep up with the […]

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No SOPA PIPA

PIPA and Zambia

On January 18, 2012 many sites around the web — from small personal blogs to internet institutions like Mozilla, Wikipedia, reddit, and WordPress will be going dark in protest and to drive their visitors to sites like Stop American Censorship to take action and help fight the passage of the Senate Bill 968: the Protect IP […]

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ICT4D

CRS ICT4D Conference Presentation Proposals Due By January 15, 2012

Catholic Relief Services Information and Communications Technologies for Development (ICT4D) Conference March 27-28, 2012 Hôtel des Mille Collines – Kigali, Rwanda “Creating Value through ICT4D Partnerships: NGOs, Government, and the Private Sector Innovating Together” CRS is seeking applications from vendors, nongovernmental organizations and government agency teams to present at the 2012 ICT4D conference on the […]

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