ICTDev Pulse

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

One Mother's Story of Giving Birth in a Hospital Instead of at Home

Merida, Philippines – I met Jocelyn Pingos, 27, in Merida, Leyte, on a bright, sunny, tropical day in the Philippines.A mother of four, Jocelyn sat outside her local health center and waited patiently to have her youngest, L

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

Three selfies, and two appreciations of fellow travellers

I took the fall semester off from teaching, which is a good thing, as I’ve been traveling far more than is healthy, mostly to give talks. I was in Sao Paulo last week talking about Brazil role as a center for democratic innovation, and hope to post either notes or a video of that talk soon. But here are two others that are already online and that I’m proud of:

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:

Global Health eLearning Center’s Community Feature Extends the Impact of Online Learning

In response to feedback from its users, the USAID Global Health eLearning Center (GHeL) and USAID’s partner at the Knowledge for Health project launched a new community feature on the site in February 2014, which gives students the ability to interact online with the course author and with other s

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