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We have organised a workshop for the forthcoming IGF in Nairobi. Please read a briefing of this workshop on this community page at …Continue
Added by Ulemu Nyasulu on August 29, 2011 at 10:38pm — No Comments
Twenty research papers, written by alumni of the Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme, have just been completed. The papers focus on various Internet governance issues, including child safety, social media, e-participation, data protection, electronic commerce, and e-health systems.
The authors started their research last year, after completing the…Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on August 18, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
I think I deserve a merited Diplo vacation! Finally, "Social media and networks: what potential is there for policy engagement by citizens in West Africa?" has been published and is now freely available for download on http://www.diplomacy.edu/poolbin.asp?IDPool=1342
I need to say thanks to all you guys who encouraged me on the verryy lloonngg journey.. all the tutors.
Extract from BBC Article:
"The government is exploring whether to turn off social networks or stop people texting during times of social unrest.
David Cameron said the intelligence services and the police were exploring whether it was "right and possible" to cut off those plotting violence.
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For more information, updated regularly, links to the webcast etc., please join/visit the Caribbean IG & ICT Policy Group at http://www.diplointernetgovernance.org/group/caribbean
Please note that the Fourth Latin American and Caribbean Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), is taking place at:
The Banquet and Conference Centre (Casablanca Ballroom)
Movie Towne Boulevard
Audrey Jeffers Highway
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago Tel: 627-2002
Located approximately 10 minutes away from the Hyatt Hotel
and NOT the Hyatt Regency as…Continue
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Cloud Options for the African Market
As businesses look to streamline business processes and align them to IT requirements whilst keeping cost on the low the cloud seems to be the place to go. Managing and interacting with your customers is paramount to business success and one of the best ways to go about is by choosing the right applications.
Gone are the days in Africa where the first thing you request when you intend to keep in touch with a friend is ‘your phone number’,…Continue
Added by Ife Adebayo on August 2, 2011 at 4:51pm — No Comments
Cloud computing basically means doing less with your computer and doing more in the cloud – on the internet. Organisations are jumping on the cloud train at a very fast rate. The cloud is moving in diverse ways, from cloud based apps like Google docs to Software as a Service (SaaS) applications like Sales Force.
Why Africa must embrace Cloud Computing:
· Development of the private sector
Information technology has been a major…
Added by Ife Adebayo on August 1, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments