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Clement Dzidonu
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Interview with Prof Clement Dzidonu, President, AIT – the University of the future

Clement Dzidonu is President of AIT-The University of the Future, Accra. He is a member of the Council of the Informatics Development Institute, Ireland and a Senior Research Fellow of the International Institute of Information Technology (INIIT). He has also taught and conducted research at several renowned universities abroad and worked for a number of information-and- communication-technology-related projects and initiatives in Europe and Africa. […]

Reaching out to Chawama’s young people and beyond
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Reaching out to Chawama’s young people and beyond

  Set up in the form of a small non-governmental organisation, the Chawama Youth Project helps young people in the disadvantaged township of Chawama on the outskirts of Lusaka, Zambia. When the project was initially launched in 2004, most of Chawama’s young people were unemployed, crime was rife and their future was bleak. So, in order to give the young people a better start […]

Financing development in Africa
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Financing development in Africa

The African Development Bank is a regional multilateral development bank, engaged in promoting the economic development and social progress of its Regional Member Countries (RMCs) in Africa. The Bank, established in 1964, started functioning in 1966 with its Headquarters in Abidjan, Cote d’ lvoire. Its shareholders are the 53 countries in Africa as well as 24 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Dr. Speranza Ndege
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Dr Speranza Ndege on ICT Education in Kenya

At eLearning Africa 2006, Dr Speranza Ndege, Head of AVU Kenyatta University and Emily Masinjila, Head of INSET Unit at the Ministry of Education in Kenya are examining ICT Education in Kenya as a ‘tool’ that has yielded positive results in enhancing university education. eLearning in particular, is gaining popularity among educationalists because of its ability to reach out to working professionals who cannot […]

Rick Bennett, Omnium Project
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Online collaborative design process to aid pharmacy in Kenya

The Omnium Project < www.omnium.edu.au >, a research group based at the College of Fine Arts, The University of New South Wales, Australia in association with the The School of Pharmacy (University of Auckland, New Zealand) will be running a new global collaborative project, Visualising Issues in Pharmacy 2007 (VIP ’07), focussing on the village of Winam in Kenya. The Omnium Project has garnered […]

Dr. Elija Omwenga
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Training for engineering sciences

ANSTI, the African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions, is an organ of cooperation that embraces African institutions engaged in university-level training and research in the fields of science and technology. Founded in January 1980 through the financial support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Government of Germany, the network has grown […]

Business training for women by women using ICTs
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Business training for women by women using ICTs

  Radio penetration is relatively high in Cameroon. With about eighty percent of the households having a radio, it is the most common communication technology in the east African country. Compared to computer penetration – which is quite low – radio can provide excellent educational opportunities. Protege QV, a Cameroonian organisation working for the betterment of the community through information sharing, trainings, and research, […]