Access to culture and education throughout Africa via QuickDo

> Digital technology towards the Global South < QuickDo’s activity is divided into three main areas: The development of ecosystems for a large public to further enrich the supply of products and services in the Global South, and to create new opportunities of development of growth and of better living (QuickDo-Market and QuickDo-BookBox) Consulting on computerization for…

Al Jazeera to screen landmark UP series, set in South Africa

21 years ago, for ITV’s award-winning TV series 7UP South Africa, acclaimed director Angus Gibson filmed a cross-section of the country’s seven-year-old children and asked them about their lives, hopes and dreams. He’s filmed the children every seven years since: first for 14UP, then 21UP, and now, as adults, for 28UP, premiering on Al Jazeera…

ICT for Agriculture – International Conference, November 4-8, 2013 in Kigali, Rwanda

How are ICT services boosting agricultural value chains? How can we establish a dynamic and enabling environment where ICTs for agriculture can flourish? Starting tomorrow on November 4 to 8, topics such as ICTs and value chains, advocacy and policy development will be discussed in Kigali, Rwanda, thereby assessing the impact of ICTs on farming, fisheries and livestock.  Find all video…

Peace and Freedom shall prevail: Nairobi, Kenya #westgate

It seems to be over now, after 60 hrs of fear. Judgement will be held in heaven, not in court. Kenya #westgate was just released of the chains of terror. Too many to mourn about, too much pain caused. People have yet again demonstrated courageously that #weareone. Incredible forces were unfolded not by the terrorists, but by the Kenyan…

In memoriam across the globe: Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe (pron.: /ˈtʃɪnwɑː əˈtʃɛbeɪ/, born Albert Chinualumogu Achebe, 16 November 1930 – 21 March 2013) was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. He was best known for his first novel and magnum opus, Things Fall Apart (1958), which is the most widely read book in modern African literature. […]     (Wikipedia, Chinua Achebe, as of Mar. 23, 2013.) Tributes from the blogger scene (random selection)

African Diaspora: African Women in Europe Awards – 29th June 2013

Applications for the Second AWE (African Women in Europe) 2013 Awards are now officially open. This year, the AWE Awards Event Ceremony will be held in London, UK at Holiday Inn London-Kensington Forum on the 29th June 2013. The A.W.E award aims to recognize and honor African Women in Europe members of good standing living,…