e-Learning Africa 2012 was held in Cotonou, Benin

Some of you might recall that last year, we reported about the conference eLearning Africa when it was held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This year, the annual event took place in francophone Cotonou, Benin in West Africa. The Berlin-based organizing company ICWE GmbH again did an outstanding performance making this unique happening a great success, so we can’t…

ICT for Development, Education and Training – about the 6th eLearning Africa conference

From May 25th — 27th this year, the 6th eLearning Africa conference took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Photographs by Jonathan E. Kalan, PuraVidaPhotos, and Saleh David, True Vision, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. © ICWE GmbH – Find here more photographs from the event. Africa’s role is now shifting from spectator to active participant in the development…

Who is to blame for recurring/continued famine and poverty? The bigger picture.

Here we are again: Disturbing images of thousands of starving Somali children. Families seeking refuge in Kenya, Ethopia, and other countries in the East African Region. Those countries are already struggling to manage their own challenges, facing increasing drought periods themselves.  The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR has made an appeal to the international community for…

The perfect fit: WanguJeans

Denmark-based designer cooperation is launching a new jeans-concept – WANGU JEANS. Here is their press release: It can be difficult to find the perfect pair of jeans, especially if you are more curved than others. Toniah Pedersen knows this well – and she is now set to do something about it. The X Factor choreographer has now become…