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eLearning Africa 2013 - International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training | eLearning-africa

eLearning Africa 2013 - International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training | eLearning-africa | Internet Development | Scoop.it

International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training. An Annual Event for Building eLearning Capacities in Africa. The event will be hosted in Windhoek, Namibia and hosted by Namibia's Ministry of Education in conjunction with the Ministry of ICT.

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The Internet Society fosters Internet growth and access by bringing essential information, training, and partnerships to people and communities across the world. www.internetsociety.org/development
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Latin Americans Are Demanding Better Internet Access | The Costa Rica News

Latin Americans Are Demanding Better Internet Access | The Costa Rica News | Internet Development | Scoop.it

27 July 2014 | The Costa Rica News Latin Americans Are Demanding Better Internet Access The Costa Rica News The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Latin American users increasingly require more efficient and faster mobile devices, and better access to the internet as part...

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Data and Analytics Can Help the Developing World | SmartData Collective

Data and Analytics Can Help the Developing World | SmartData Collective | Internet Development | Scoop.it

27 July 2014 | While commentators routinely discuss the opportunities for the United States and many other developed countries to use data and analytics to improve the lives of their citizens, the many opportunities for data to transform the developing world are...

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Video is the next big advantage for developing countries | Business Standard

Video is the next big advantage for developing countries | Business Standard | Internet Development | Scoop.it

13 July 2014 | One of the most frequently told success stories about telecommunications in developing markets is how the advent of mobile technologies meant that markets that lacked fixed line infrastructure were able to leapfrog to a newer technology that has

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2 Billion Smartphones to Ship in 2018 | IT News Africa

2 Billion Smartphones to Ship in 2018 | IT News Africa | Internet Development | Scoop.it

11 July 2014 | ... doubling that of its nearest rival in 2017. Growth is being driven by Chinese and Indian smartphone manufacturers, creating low-cost Android or AOSP devices for markets in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.

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The devil, the detail and the future of development | globalwitness.org

The devil, the detail and the future of development | globalwitness.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it

11 July 2014 | Corruption is a disaster for development. It wastes the resources that can build sustainable economies, guts confidence in government, and fuels inequality and conflict.

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Africa's Challenges Are Tech Startups' Opportunities | Wall Street Journal

Africa's Challenges Are Tech Startups' Opportunities | Wall Street Journal | Internet Development | Scoop.it

10 July 2014 | Wall Street Journal
Africa's Challenges Are Tech Startups' Opportunities | 
"We wanted our engineers to feel the pain," said New Zealander Reg Orton, one of BRCK's three founders along with Mr.

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Funding my Eagle Project: Promoting Education in Afghanistan with Raspberry Pi | Raspberrypi.org

Funding my Eagle Project: Promoting Education in Afghanistan with Raspberry Pi | Raspberrypi.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it
For my Eagle Project, I will work with Trust in Education to build low-cost computers for teaching computer skills to Afghan students.
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Do you know what Raspberry Pi's are?  Check out www.raspberrypi.org and also take a look at their "stories" - just like this one.

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GSMA mAgri Programme is gearing up to achieve its next goal | Mobile for Development

GSMA mAgri Programme is gearing up to achieve its next goal | Mobile for Development | Internet Development | Scoop.it

9 July 2014 | Interested in what @GSMAmAgri will be doing for the next few years? http://t.co/5EuEFvyA5b #ICT4D #mAgri @GSMAm4D

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ICT supporting sustainable food supply chains in developing & emerging regions | NSRC/Swansea Uni

9 July 2014 | Three main messages were delivered: - Agriculture is a global game changer for poverty reduction, water security, food security, climate change mitigation/adap… (RT @hereissimone: Here's my presentation on #ict4ag @SustainableSoci

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Infographics: “How I Use My Phone” | Mobile Experience Center by Co-Creation Hub

Infographics: “How I Use My Phone” | Mobile Experience Center by Co-Creation Hub | Internet Development | Scoop.it

9 July 2014 | RT @phat_controller: New @Cc_HUB research details how shopkeepers in Nigeria use their mobiles. http://t.co/Yw8VaIYAxI #m4d #ict4d http:/…

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Startups Surge In South America | TechCrunch

Startups Surge In South America | TechCrunch | Internet Development | Scoop.it

1 July 2014 |
Startups Surge In South America | TechCrunch
New tech communities are sprouting up in South America to serve the 200M+ population that is increasingly reliant on internet and mobile technology.

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More than 2.5m Rwandans now using mobile payments | biztechafrica.com

More than 2.5m Rwandans now using mobile payments | biztechafrica.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

30 June 2014 | The number of mobile payments subscribers in Rwanda has reached more than 2.5 million, according to figures in the recently-published Rwandan ICT Sector Profile.

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Chart: India’s Internet Speed is the Slowest in Asia - India Real Time | WSJ

Chart: India’s Internet Speed is the Slowest in Asia  - India Real Time | WSJ | Internet Development | Scoop.it

1 July 2014 | In addition to power lines, toilets and roads, India’s new Prime Minister may need to invest in the country’s onramp to the information superhighway.

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iROKOtv Finally Launches In East Africa: Settling For Kigali Over Nairobi as HQ | Innov8tiv.com

iROKOtv Finally Launches In East Africa: Settling For Kigali Over Nairobi as HQ | Innov8tiv.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

27 July 2014 | ROKOtv Finally Launches In East Africa: Settling For Kigali Over Nairobi as HQ (iROKOTtv Finally Launches In East Africa: Settling For Kigali Over Nairobi as HQ
#Rwanda #iROKOtv #Africa #Tech
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10 principles to consider when introducing ICTs into remote, low-income educational environments | World Bank

10 principles to consider when introducing ICTs into remote, low-income educational  environments | World Bank | Internet Development | Scoop.it

27 July 2014 | there must be an I, a C, and a T here somewhere ... There are, broadly speaking, two strands of concurrent thinking that dominate discussions around the use of new technologies in education around the world.

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Tweet from @inveneo - PCMAG.com info graphic | inveneo tweet

Tweet from @inveneo - PCMAG.com info graphic | inveneo tweet | Internet Development | Scoop.it
RT @phat_controller The Top Ten Internet Countries in Africa: some surprises here! #ict4d http://t.co/99uZdj6h6d via @inveneo
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​BRICS countries near development bank deal to rival IMF, WB | rt.com

​BRICS countries near development bank deal to rival IMF, WB | rt.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

11 July 2014 } The emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, are a couple of days from agreeing the $100 billion BRICS development bank, as well as a $100 billion currency pool.

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Is the World Bank Losing Asia? | Bloomberg View

Is the World Bank Losing Asia? | Bloomberg View | Internet Development | Scoop.it

10 July 2014 | Is the World Bank Losing Asia?
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Asia wants a new specialized bank to fill the gaps left by the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.

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The E-Waste Dilemma: Where Do Broken Computers Go? | ICT Works

The E-Waste Dilemma: Where Do Broken Computers Go? | ICT Works | Internet Development | Scoop.it

9 July 2014 | #EWaste Dilemma: Where Do Broken Computers Go? - http://t.co/x1cpmRXtz4 #ICT4D #environment #UMC

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BRICS to Open Development Bank by 2016 | Wall Street Journal

BRICS to Open Development Bank by 2016 | Wall Street Journal | Internet Development | Scoop.it

9 July 2014 | The Moscow Times BRICS to Open Development Bank by 2016 Wall Street Journal MOSCOW—The five major emerging national economies known by the acronym BRICS will open a development bank by 2016 and create an alternative to the International Monetary...

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4 Best Practices to Bring the World’s Knowledge to Burma | ICT Works

4 Best Practices to Bring the World’s Knowledge to Burma | ICT Works | Internet Development | Scoop.it

9 July 2014 | RT @mhealthed: Best practices for bringing the world's knowledge to Burma http://t.co/YZGQREFddi #ict4d #mhealth

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Bharti Airtel to sell 3100 telecom towers in Africa | Economic Times

Bharti Airtel to sell 3100 telecom towers in Africa | Economic Times | Internet Development | Scoop.it

9 July 2014 | Economic Times Bharti Airtel to sell 3100 telecom towers in Africa Economic Times Manoj Kohli, Chairman, Bharti Airtel International Netherlands BV (BAIN), said, "It is an important step towards the consolidation of tower assets across Africa that...

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Technology can empower children in developing countries - if it's done right | The Guardian

Technology can empower children in developing countries - if it's done right | The Guardian | Internet Development | Scoop.it

8 July 2014 | The internet and digital technologies offer huge potential but avoiding a one-fits-all approach and ensuring the right protection mechanisms is vital (RT @tcr3112: "Technology can empower children in developing countries - if it's done right", says...

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Colombia's ICT minister deemed best of Latin America | Colombia Reports

Colombia's ICT minister deemed best of Latin America | Colombia Reports | Internet Development | Scoop.it

1 July 2014 | Colombia Reports Colombia's ICT minister deemed best of Latin America Colombia Reports The Business Year praised Molano for “how, through a series of sound policies, the government has managed to grow Colombia's 2.2 million Internet connections to...

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Informal WiFi Networks Have Been Dismantled in Havana | Global Voices

Informal WiFi Networks Have Been Dismantled in Havana | Global Voices | Internet Development | Scoop.it

24 June 2014 | The networks are primarily used to play games, share TV shows, series, and movies.

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