Africa

The Road to Harare, and the Zimbabwe Tech Hubs

We made it into Harare, Zimbabwe last night after a long 17-hours traveling. Due to the rainstorm in South Africa we were forced to sleep 230km from the Beit Bridge border crossing, well shy of the 30km we had planned. The wind was blowing and gusting so hard we were forced to ride at odd angles. Eventually we were forced to call it and went to find a place to sleep by 11:30pm.

African School on Internet Governance: Networking with empowered actors from across Africa

MADRID
4 December 2014
(Leila Nachawati for APCNews)

Forty-five participants from civil society organisations and governments from a

African Youth Breaking Barriers for Persons with Disabilities

Imagine being locked up in an institution with little control over life decisions. Earning a university degree, yet continually facing unemployment.

Mandela Washington Fellows and the Next 100 years of Nigerian Leadership

Gerald Afandani, Chair of the Mandela Washington Fellowship West African Regional Advisory Board, along with numerous distinguished Nigerian panelists, will be speaking at the Nigerian Leadership Initiative’s 6th Annual Christopher Kolade Symposi

Ushahidi supports Mozambique general election.

Ushahidi team members recently provided blogger training and deployment consultation for the Txeka-la initiative monitoring the Mozambique general election and engaging community through mapping. From the Canadian High Commission YouTube post:

The Rested, the Slow and the Robbed

TL;DR – We’re chilling by Victoria Falls today, a 5-hour drive took us 11-hours yesterday, and someone stole our med kit, a vest and 300m Nikon lens in Livingstone today.

Chasing the Sun (Tanzania to Zambia)

Catching up on a few updates at once here, you can read about Day 2 of our trip here.

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