Practical Insights on Kiswahili

An Empty Gift? Free Wikipedia Access for Orange Kenya and Uganda Subscribers

An Empty Gift? Free Wikipedia Access for Orange Kenya and Uganda Subscribers

Published on: Aug 31 2012 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Now any subscriber with an Orange Kenya or Orange Uganda SIM will be able to access Wikipedia through their mobile phone browser without data charges, according...
Language as a Cultural Barrier in ICT4E Deployments

Language as a Cultural Barrier in ICT4E Deployments

Published on: Apr 06 2012 by Lindsay Poirier - 1 Comment
When I started working on my ICT4E project a few months back, I thought I had all of my bases covered. It’s easy to fall into that groove. I learned quickly,...
What if I gave you a fully loaded Macbook Air filled with content in Klingon?

What if I gave you a fully loaded Macbook Air filled with content in Klingon?

Published on: Aug 19 2011 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; That is what I think many good intentioned people do when they install computer systems without locally relevant...
Geuza: Build your Swahili vocabulary and fluency on a mobile phone

Geuza: Build your Swahili vocabulary and fluency on a mobile phone

Published on: May 27 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Geuza: Build your Swahili vocabulary and fluency on a mobile phone
Geuza was a winner at the Samsung Kenya Apps Contest last year, and I can see why: its a hot language learning tool designed for mobile phones. A real Kenyan mLearning...
The End of Kiswahili Text Translation Services

The End of Kiswahili Text Translation Services

Published on: Nov 24 2009 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
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