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CapacityPlus is collaborating with the USAID-funded ForçaSaúde project to strengthen health workforce information for planning and management.

New Government in Iraq Must Address The Root Causes of Extremism

MONTREAL
23 September 2014
(APC, ICSSI, Un Ponte Per for APCNews)

Far-reaching political and social reforms are

Activists talk censorship and circumvention at Disco-tech Istanbul

JOHANNESBURG
22 September 2014
(Alexandra Groome for APCNews)

On 1 September 2014, APC, Tactical Tech and Web Foundation brought together over

IREX Seeks Experts to Review Fellowship Applications

IREX is seeking qualified experts to read and score applications for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Ideal readers are academics and/or profess

How “Designing with the end user” undermines ICT4D best practice

After years of near-invisible end users, it’s promising to see the beginnings of ‘end-user recognition’ in much of ICT4D‘s emerging best practice. It looks like we’ve made a big stride forward, but we’re not where we need to be yet, despite making all the right noises.

Williams Convocation Address: “Bibliolarceny and the Size of the Universe”

My alma mater, Williams College, begins the academic year with a convocation, a ceremony for seniors, faculty and a small number of alumni who are being honored with the college’s Bicentennial medal, an award for “distinguished achievement in any field of endeavor”.

Why Microsoft Invests in African Youth

“The focus of Microsoft 4Afrika is to really bring that enabling capability of technology primarily to the youth and small business owners in Africa,” says

New APC Board of Directors elected for 2014-2016

PERGAMINO
19 September 2014
(FF for APCNews)

On 8 June during the APC Member Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, our organisational members elected

Do you trust your tools?

There's a budding conversation on "trust" over in the twitterverse. I began a draft post a while back that compared Tor (the amazing privacy and anti-censorship network and all privacy-protecting software to condoms.

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