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Please RSVP: Should We Create Standardized Training Content for Community Health Workers?

Please RSVP: Should We Create Standardized Training Content for Community Health Workers?

Published on: Feb 07 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
RSVP Now: Thursday, February 13 – Johannesburg, South Africa Millions of people in rural communities depend upon Community Health Workers for health care....
5 Reasons Why Public Access Matters in the Age of Private Mobile Devices

5 Reasons Why Public Access Matters in the Age of Private Mobile Devices

Published on: Jan 15 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
The mobile Internet is growing at an unprecedented rate. It is expected to be a matter of time before mobile Internet use eclipses desktop use. What does this trend...
Register Now for ICTD 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa

Register Now for ICTD 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa

Published on: Oct 28 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
The continued growth of the ICT4D field and surrounding community has led to many participants organising and coordinating their efforts in order to learn and...
Surprise! Free Public Internet Access Venues Do Not Compete with Mobile Phones for Users

Surprise! Free Public Internet Access Venues Do Not Compete with Mobile Phones for Users

Published on: Dec 21 2012 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
The Public Access, Private Mobile report studied the interplay of shared access and the mobile Internet for teenagers in Cape Town. It covered a large amount of...
Apply Now for TechWomen: a Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program

Apply Now for TechWomen: a Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program

Published on: Dec 19 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Harnessing the power of business, technology and innovation, TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in technology sectors from the Middle East and Africa together...
Free Zone is Google Stepping Up its Game to Challenge Facebook in South Africa

Free Zone is Google Stepping Up its Game to Challenge Facebook in South Africa

Published on: Dec 10 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
You remember Facebook Zero, the no-cost access to Facebook that is helping to double Facebook users across Africa? Now check out Google’s come back: Free...
Ten years later, telecenters are still not sustaianble

Ten years later, telecenters are still not sustaianble

Published on: Jun 27 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
In case you are wondering, telecenters are still not sustainable. A new research report, Public Access Computing in South Africa: Old Lessons and New Challenges,...
The Social Side of ICT4D

The Social Side of ICT4D

Published on: Mar 16 2012 by Lindsay Poirier - 2 Comments
We all know that technology helps shape the way we work, learn, interact, and behave. We have also seen countless social issues come out of our own technology –online...
Facebook usage in Africa is doubling every 7 months!

Facebook usage in Africa is doubling every 7 months!

Published on: Apr 29 2011 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
This is Africa as visualized by Facebook. You could find it depressing if you looked at the world and saw that compared to the USA or Europe, Africa is still “dark”....
Open Innovation Studio: Social Enterprise Collaboration in Cape Town

Open Innovation Studio: Social Enterprise Collaboration in Cape Town

Published on: Jul 23 2010 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In a world of increasing complexity organisations cannot afford to rely only on their own expertise and research. They need to associate, collaborate and share....