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Sendy: Digitizing Motorcycle Deliveries

Motorcycle couriers in Timau, KenyaMotorcycle couriers

Read more | WhiteAfrican | Original article

IREX Seeks Community Leaders from Around the Globe

Join a network of over 225 dedicated community leaders who are making a difference in nearly 40 countries around the globe by applying for the 2015-2016

Read more | IREX Global Libraries | Original article

Activists talk censorship and circumvention at Disco-tech Istanbul

JOHANNESBURG
22 September 2014
(Alexandra Groome for APCNews)

On 1 September 2014, APC, Tactical Tech and Web Foundation brought together over

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

Drones: Political Activist’s New Best Friend?

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Read more | ICTWorks | Original article

IREX Seeks Experts to Review Fellowship Applications

IREX is seeking qualified experts to read and score applications for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Ideal readers are academics and/or profess

Read more | IREX Global Libraries | Original article

How “Designing with the end user” undermines ICT4D best practice

After years of near-invisible end users, it’s promising to see the beginnings of ‘end-user recognition’ in much of ICT4D‘s emerging best practice. It looks like we’ve made a big stride forward, but we’re not where we need to be yet, despite making all the right noises.

Read more | Kiwanja.net blog | Original article

Williams Convocation Address: “Bibliolarceny and the Size of the Universe”

My alma mater, Williams College, begins the academic year with a convocation, a ceremony for seniors, faculty and a small number of alumni who are being honored with the college’s Bicentennial medal, an award for “distinguished achievement in any field of endeavor”.

Read more | Ethan Zuckerman | Original article

Why Microsoft Invests in African Youth

“The focus of Microsoft 4Afrika is to really bring that enabling capability of technology primarily to the youth and small business owners in Africa,” says

Read more | IREX Global Libraries | Original article

Fostering cities as technology innovation ecosystems: a big opportunity for developing countries


Source: Florida, Richard (2013)

Read more | World Bank: Information and Communications for Development | Original article

New APC Board of Directors elected for 2014-2016

PERGAMINO
19 September 2014
(FF for APCNews)

On 8 June during the APC Member Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, our organisational members elected

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

e-Agriculture Forum: communication for development and ICTs for Family Farming

e-Agriculture | Original article

Do you trust your tools?

There's a budding conversation on "trust" over in the twitterverse. I began a draft post a while back that compared Tor (the amazing privacy and anti-censorship network and all privacy-protecting software to condoms.

Read more | JonCamfield.com Blog | Original article

Please RSVP: Are Mesh Networks in Development Practical or Preposterous?

RSVP Now

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Using big data to take the pulse on climate change

Author: 
Sara Cornish
Global Pulse is pleased to launch

Read more | UN Global Pulse | Original article

Fallacies of entrepreneurship

I've been involved in the so-called 'Silicon Savannah' to varying degrees since almost the beginning of this incarnation of the tech/software industry in Kenya.

Read more | Afrinnovator | Original article

Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS): A Review across States of India

Author's name: 

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Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

mPossible! Health Workers Can Get Training Anytime, Anywhere with Interactive Voice Response

This post originally appeared on the K4Health blog.

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

Women's rights at the 2014 IGF

17 September 2014
(GenderIT.org for APCNews)

Over the years, APC’s Women’s Rights Programme (WRP) has actively parti

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

Mapping the Next Frontier of Open Data: Corporate Data Sharing

Author: 
Guest post by Stefaan Verhulst
This guest blogpost is a follow-

Read more | UN Global Pulse | Original article

Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition alarmed at reports of violence against Leyla Yunus in prison

17 September 2014
(WHRD IC for APCNews)

The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD IC), of which APC is a member, is alarmed at reports of

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article
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