Blog entries from: Kabissa blogs

Kabissa (our name means completely in kiswahili) helps African civil society organizations to put Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to work for the benefit of their communities. We do this by providing an online platform where organizations working in Africa can showcase themselves and connect. Members work in areas from human rights advocacy to health, education and poverty alleviation.

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August 22 2014

From Kabissa blogs Fri Aug 22 2014, 06:27:03

The 5th African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AFPIF) will be held over a 3-day period in August 2014 in Dakar, Senegal to discuss the future of peering in an era where the cost of transit is declining. The event will also seek to discuss regional interconnection dynamics and content issues that are critical components of transit deficits.

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From Kabissa blogs Fri Aug 22 2014, 06:20:46

I just came across a very interesting information that I wanted to share with you. 

"Gambia may be considered a small country (ranked 164th in the world) but in the Internet world, especially in Africa, it could be elevated much higher and place it among the emerging technology hubs of the region. 

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August 21 2014

From Kabissa blogs Thu Aug 21 2014, 16:42:27

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is to hold its flagship, high-level Annual Governance Weekend from the 21-23 November 2

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August 16 2014

From Kabissa blogs Sat Aug 16 2014, 09:00:58

Dear reader,

ALISON just launched a Free Certificate Course on "Understanding the Ebola Virus" aimed at Schools, Colleges and Workplaces. The aim is to help the international effort to raise awareness and knowledge of the Ebola Virus, its dangers and threats, and to provide information on how to avoid it. On August 8th 2014, the World Health Organization declared an international public health emergency as a result of the Ebola outbreak.

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August 12 2014

From Kabissa blogs Tue Aug 12 2014, 04:21:47

I came across this wonderful project that is working on providing lighting in slums and houses with no access to cheap electricity. The solution was so simple and out-of-the-box that I thought it would inspire others to follow suit.

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August 7 2014

From Kabissa blogs Thu Aug 7 2014, 04:54:30

I am part of that generation of highly qualified youngsters who most of the time get disappointed by the jobs they are in, feeling that their over sharpened skills are not put to use, that there are no real needs to be filled in when they get up from bed for yet another day of work.

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August 6 2014

From Kabissa blogs Wed Aug 6 2014, 11:21:23

Hi everyone,

Dimagi and Grameen Foundation are hosting

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August 4 2014

From Kabissa blogs Mon Aug 4 2014, 12:28:42

I received the announcement by email yesterday and would like to share it with the community here. I met the Follow The Money team a few years ago in Abuja and am very impressed with their work. 

Dear Colleagues,

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July 31 2014

From Kabissa blogs Thu Jul 31 2014, 03:51:15

Isha Foundation is an international public-service organization that conducts yoga programs and inspiring projects for the society and environment. Its activities are designed to create an inclusive culture that is the basis for global harmony and progress. Primarily based in India, the United States and Europe, the foundation has been working in Uganda in a small way since 2011.

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July 28 2014

From Kabissa blogs Mon Jul 28 2014, 19:47:54

The French Senate is proposing a new Internet governance Setup under the United Nations, specifically the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Reading through the paper published by the french senate with raporteur Mrs Catherine MORIN-DESAILLY, Senator for the Seine-Maritime with notice the following issues:

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