Perspectives

Interesting times in ICTs

This 50th issue of ICT Update magazine comes at a time of many interesting developments. On 23 July 2009, broadband internet access was brought East Africa thanks to the Se...

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Finding the right balance

The farming world will only have a future if it can strike the right balance between the technical decisions farmers make and the management of energy supply.




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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Software

Digital class notes..

The Educational Support Network in Zambia enables teachers to use ICTs to produce locally relevant digital lesson notes for distribution to other schools in the c......

The benefits of better serv.....

Access to telecommunication services can greatly improve economic growth. And this is especially the case in developing countries. According to the World Bank,.....

Window to the world..

The war in northern Uganda has driven thousands of people from their homes to live in camps. Now, after a lot of trial an error, BOSCO Uganda has brought the int......

Extending x-ray vision..

Using locally developed open source software, doctors in three rural hospitals in Mali can send digital copies of x-rays via the internet to the main city hospita......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 66 - A future for telecentres

Diversify to survive..

Public–private partnerships revive Botswana’s telecentre programme...

A service to the community..

A Kenyan resource centre uses ICTs to gather and share agricultural information...

A model of sustainability..

A new approach to telecentres in South Africa focuses on collaboration and partnerships...

Support at the centre..

Information centres in Ghana overcome challenges to serve rural communities...

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