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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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African Datacenters: Challenges in Developing Countries | Tech Cocktail

African Datacenters: Challenges in Developing Countries | Tech Cocktail | Internet Development | Scoop.it

21 September 2014 | Tech Cocktail African Datacenters: Challenges in Developing Countries Tech Cocktail Developing countries face numerous difficulties in building out datacenter infrastructure such as lack of funding, instability in the regional government, or even...

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5 Best Practices for Using ICT in International Development Evaluations | techchange.org

5 Best Practices for Using ICT in International Development Evaluations | techchange.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 September 2014 | Sustainability is the theme for the 2014 American Evaluation Association conference to be held in Denver on October 15-18th.

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Africa's movers and shakers in information technology

Africa's movers and shakers in information technology | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 September 2014 | Movers and shakers in information technology in Africa The Global Information Technology Report 2014 is a special project within the framework of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness a...

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Ecuador to bring in digital currency | bbc.com

Ecuador to bring in digital currency | bbc.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 September 2014 | Ecuador says it will introduce the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank and it will go into circulation in December.

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askmeBazaar kicks off Be-E-commerce Entrepreneur app development contest | pocketnewsalert.blogspot.fr

askmeBazaar kicks off Be-E-commerce Entrepreneur app development contest | pocketnewsalert.blogspot.fr | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 September 2014 | askmeBazaar, Indias largest managed marketplace that recreates the great Indian shopping experience online, has announced the launch of a unique application development contest -Be-E-commerce (askmeBazaar kicks off Be-E-commerce Entrepreneur app development...

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Broadband Commission - New Report 2014 | broadbandcommission.com

Broadband Commission - New Report 2014 | broadbandcommission.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 September 2014 | The state of #broadband 2014: Network access, affordability, country data - @UNBBCom http://t.co/PxhX8zuAcT #ICT4D http://t.co/gE0iCZU0BW

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The Broadband Commission has done some great work...

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Beyond BEPS: A Tax Policy Agenda for Developing Countries | International Centre for Tax and Development

Beyond BEPS: A Tax Policy Agenda for Developing Countries | International Centre for Tax and Development | Internet Development | Scoop.it

19 September 2014 | With OECD's Launch #BEPS 2014 Deliverables, here's @ICTDTax study "Beyond #BEPS: A Tax Policy Agenda 4 Dev Countries' http://t.co/R81b1m07o4

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New report on implementation of trade facilitation in developing countries | UNCTAD

New report on implementation of trade facilitation in developing countries | UNCTAD | Internet Development | Scoop.it

18 September 2014 | New report on implementation of trade facilitation in developing countries UNCTAD The report is based on research conducted in 26 least developed and developing countries, and provides valuable insight into the status of implementation of trade...

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Internet Power Balance Tilts Toward Asia | Wall Street Journal

Internet Power Balance Tilts Toward Asia | Wall Street Journal | Internet Development | Scoop.it

16 September 2014 | Internet Power Balance Tilts Toward Asia |
Silicon Valley dominates the Internet, but this week's initial public offering by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. shows how much action is shifting to Asia.

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Developing Countries To Grow 5.3% in 2014 | World Bank

Developing Countries To Grow 5.3% in 2014 | World Bank | Internet Development | Scoop.it

18 September 2014 | According the latest Global Economic Prospects Report the world economy will strengthen in 2014. Much of the initial acceleration will reflect a pick-up in high income country growth, which after...

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APNIC on Twitter: "APNIC technical training in 2014 so far - 1,826 professionals trained! |#apnic38 http://t.co/yqCTPbbqg5" | APNIC.net

APNIC on Twitter: "APNIC technical training in 2014 so far - 1,826 professionals trained! |#apnic38 http://t.co/yqCTPbbqg5" | APNIC.net | Internet Development | Scoop.it

18 September 2014 | RT @apnicdg: #APNIC technical training in 2014 so far: 1,826 #Internet professionals trained! #apnic38 http://t.co/OZ0HXh2wGJ #APrIGF #ICT4…

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Open data on the ground: Kenya’s Data Science | World Bank

Open data on the ground: Kenya’s Data Science | World Bank | Internet Development | Scoop.it

14 September 2014 | How are individuals and organizations taking advantage of the data that governments are publishing?

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Using Mobile Phone Payments To Get People With No Credit History Some Credit | fastcoexist.com

Using Mobile Phone Payments To Get People With No Credit History Some Credit | fastcoexist.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

10 September 2014 | For people who've never had a credit card, it's difficult to access the financial system. That's why one startup is mining mobile phone payment...

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Highlights of IGF 2014: "Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance” | Aficta.org

Highlights of IGF 2014: "Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance” | Aficta.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it

23 September 2014 | AfICTA - Africa Information & Communication Technologies Alliance (AfICTA) is a private sector led alliance of ICT Associations, multi-national corporations, organisations and institutions in the ICT sector in Africa.

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Affordable Access: There Isn't An App For That | manypossibilities.net

Affordable Access: There Isn't An App For That | manypossibilities.net | Internet Development | Scoop.it
Internet.org's recent announcement of their zero-rated app in Zambia which offers free access to Facebook and a sprinkling of other services has sparked yet another discussion of Network Neutrality...
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Check out Steve Song on net neutrality and also visit the great subcable and fibre maps on his site...manypossibilities.net

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ICTs — no luxury, a catalyst for development | Devex

ICTs — no luxury, a catalyst for development | Devex | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 September 2014 | #ICT is no luxury but a catalyst for #globaldev http://t.co/uHcl9q742A in @DevexImpact #ict4d cc @meowtree @fortuny @hapeeg @dontyna

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Seed Alliance

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RT @apnicdg: SEED Alliance mtg at #IGF2014 with @IDRC_CRDI, @SIDA, @LACNIC, @AFRINIC, and #APNIC. #ICT4D
http://t.co/5WBVoEzjIn http://t.c
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See the Seed Alliance workshop from the IGF...ISOC helps with funding in LAC and APAC for this project right now. 

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Building BRCK: The made-in-Africa wireless router | How We Get To Next

Building BRCK: The made-in-Africa wireless router | How We Get To Next | Internet Development | Scoop.it
It felt like any other day as Erik Hersman sat in a darkened conference room in Lagos. "During the event we were experiencing the worse kind of Internet issues, from unreliable service providers to power problems", he grumbles.
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Have you heard of Ushaidi?  Amazing team.  Check them out - http://www.ushahidi.com/  From crowd-sourcing during the Haiti earthquake to help find people to rural energy solutions...

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'Latin America emerging as new outsourcing hub' | Times of India

'Latin America emerging as new outsourcing hub' | Times of India | Internet Development | Scoop.it

19 September 2014 |
'Latin America emerging as new outsourcing hub'


NAGPUR: Latin American economies are slowly emerging as a challenge to Indian outsourcing sector.

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Exploring the Future of Technology & Learning in Developing Countries | constantcontact.com

Exploring the Future of Technology & Learning in Developing Countries | constantcontact.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

19 September 2014 | Join Michael Trucano (World Bank) and Ronda Zelezny-Green (GSMA) and the wider EduTech community in the Netherlands in a conversation on the future of technology use in education and learning in developing countries.

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TechChange - Online Courses | Techchange.org

TechChange - Online Courses | Techchange.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it

18 September 2014 | TechChange provides scalable and interactive technology training for social change.

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KOICA to establish development think tank in Myanmar | Devex

KOICA to establish development think tank in Myanmar | Devex | Internet Development | Scoop.it

18 September 2014 | KOICA to establish development think tank in Myanmar Devex Emerging donor South Korea has high hopes for Myanmar, and the latest step is to establish a new think tank to assist in policy, capacity building and research efforts in the country, as...

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Farm Radio International Gets Farmers Talking and Thriving | Foodtank.com

Farm Radio International Gets Farmers Talking and Thriving | Foodtank.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

19 September 2014 | Farm Radio International uses radio and mobile phones to educate farmers and get them talking.

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What we are learning about reading on mobile phones and devices in developing countries | World Bank

What we are learning about reading on mobile phones and devices in developing  countries | World Bank | Internet Development | Scoop.it

14 September 2014 |

"...they tell me my generation is supposed to be able to 'leap frog' Each year on 8 September, groups around the world gather together to celebrate "International Literacy Day", which is meant to highlight the importance of reading, and of being able..."

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Liquid Telecom to spend $200m in Africa expansion | Eyewitness News

Liquid Telecom to spend $200m in Africa expansion | Eyewitness News | Internet Development | Scoop.it

11 September 2014 | Liquid Telecom to spend $200m in Africa expansion Eyewitness News NAIROBI - Liquid Telecom, which is majority owned by Econet Wireless Global, plans to spend $200 million across the African countries where it operates over the next year to expand...

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