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Thursday, February 26, 2004

Reuters AlertNet - UK's Blair launches commission for Africa: "British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced on Thursday he was setting up an international commission to propose solutions to Africa's problems."

Monday, February 09, 2004

IRIN Web Special on Life in northern Uganda: "'They take an axe and split your head with it. They don't waste any bullets on you.'"

The Communication Initiative - Vacancies - Regional Humanitarian Coordinator - HECA (Kenya) - Oxfam

The Communication Initiative - Fellowships2004 - Foster Davis Fellowships for African Journalists: "The Poynter Institute for Media Studies is seeking five fellows for the 2004 Foster Davis Fellowships for African Journalists who are accomplished journalists positioned for expanded leadership roles. They do not need to be full-time trainers. They do need to have a passion to teach fellow journalists. This means they need already to have acquired some repute as newsroom coaches and mentors. This is important. Unless the applicant has already demonstrated that passion, their application/nomination would be discouraged. "

Thursday, February 05, 2004

Ananova - Rageh Omaar quits the BBC GBP 1m book deal with Penguin...

Wednesday, February 04, 2004

Connectivity Africa Website :: Connectity in Africa : Funding for ICT innovation in Africa: "Connectivity Africa partners with civil society institutions, governments, educational institutions and the private sector. Concept notes may be sent by email to connectivityafrica(a) Specific criteria for each programme area include..."

MSF: Position, Editor, International Office: "The purpose of this position is to develop and produce key international publications and occasional articles/opinion pieces for the M?decins Sans Fronti?res (MSF) international movement, through the MSF international office. The Editor is primarily responsible for the organization's annual Activity Report, which presents key humanitarian issues facing MSF and provides information on activities in all countries where MSF operates. "

Tuesday, February 03, 2004

Commonwealth Press Union - Commonwealth Awards:
Theme: 'Youth' - -
1st Prize - £2000 sterling with cash prizes for regional winners
The Commonwealth Press Union and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association are now inviting entries for the 2004 Commonwealth Photographic Awards.

RAP 21-Job Opportunity: Communications Officer for Women's Development Network in Kenya: "Job Opportunity: Communications Officer for Women's Development Network in Kenya

The African Women's Development and Communications Network (FEMNET), a regional women's network based in Nairobi, Kenya is seeking to employ a Communications Officer for a two-year full time contract. The position requires a variety of tasks from writing to fundraising, project coordination and directly assisting the executive director. "

Tanzania Internet eXchange -- TIX Internet peering in Tanzania. Hooray!

Monday, February 02, 2004

Stanford/Reuters Foundation Digital Vision Program: Meet the Fellows (2003) Includes Segeni from Kenya's very own which includes a "buy-a-goat for the people back home" service.

Digital Vision Program: Apply to be a Fellow: "The Program awards up to twelve fellowships per year to exceptional technology professionals from around the world. Successful candidates have innovative ideas and are passionate about implementing a project to empower people in the developing world. "

African Union job: Head of Communication and Information Unit
More African Union job vacancies...