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Here are a few of my own views on the « weird, ironic, and hypocritical nature of Dubai »that I would like to share
Added by Nnenna Nwakanma on January 22, 2013 at 3:19pm — No Comments
I am kind of responding to Ginger's call for MAG nominations abit late. However, I fully support the continuation of the 2012 MAG members, of which I am also a member. I would therefore encourage the Diplo community to support the continuation of this group. Nonetheless, here is something about my motivation to continue serving on the MAG.
Full name: Lillian Nalwoga
Country of residence: Uganda…
Added by Lillian Nalwoga on January 17, 2013 at 2:26pm — No Comments
The African participants in this year's Foundation Phase of the Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme have been discussing various issues. Key issues identified during the past weeks included the issue of access and obtaining funding for small, developing countries. The perception is that institutions such as the World Bank and others are not willing to assist developing country governments in Africa with funding for telecommunications infrastructure, etc.
Added by Marsha Guthrie on May 7, 2012 at 4:10am — No Comments
In Africa, and in the Caribbean, we discussed the pros and cons of local IXPs... I think it is worth revisiting this article from Tracy Hackshaw, first published on Lara Pace's Commonwealth IGF Blog:
Bringing Rapunzel, Paleface and Santana home: The Internet Exchange Point (IXP) dilemma in the Caribbean
Added by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on September 2, 2011 at 9:57pm — 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.
Ray of Hope Africa (RAHA) works in Uganda – Eastern Africa with her core programs including Health and HIV/AIDS, Human Rights and Governance, Social Economic Empowerment, Agriculture and Environment, Education and ICT, Children and Psychosocial Support. RAHA is a duly registered NGO number 8089. For more details, visit our website,…Continue
Added by Moses Kyamakya on June 25, 2011 at 2:05pm — No Comments
There is a yawning gap between the rate of Internet adoption in rural and urban Ghana. While Internet adoption is growing steadily in Accra and other major cities, there is virtually no connection in most parts of rural Ghana. Considering the Internet’s potential to radically impact education, health, agriculture and socio-economic development, it is imperative that stakeholders adopt and implement strategies to close the prevailing rural-urban digital divide. This…Continue
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Added by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on March 10, 2011 at 3:29pm — No Comments
2011 appears to be a year of extraordinary mobilizations of the African citizens. I am asking myself to what extent the Internet is "responsible", "guilty", "instrumental" in all of it.
I am taking a look at West Africa. Can what is happening in the Arab region happen here? What roles will Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn play? Who will do what?
I put a survey…Continue
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The programme, ¨Building SADC Capacity in Internet Governance¨, was organised by the Centre of Specialisation in Public Administration and Management (CESPAM), upon a request from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. The training programme, supported by the Commonwealth Secretariat, was held on August… Continue
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