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Friday, July 23, 2004
Thursday, July 22, 2004
Africa gets first online journalism course: "The Unites States International University in Nairobi, Kenya will be launching what is believed to be Africa's first online journalism course this September.
Led by tutor Kodi Barth, online journalism will be taught to students that have already studied basic journalism. The course will cover a range of skills, culminating in the production of an online magazine."
Posted by Ben at 7:00 a.m.
Wednesday, July 21, 2004
Amazon.co.uk: Books: We Did Nothing: Why the Truth Doesn't Always Come Out When the UN Goes in This book deserves to be better known - a real look at the UN's peacekeeping at the sharp end.
Posted by Ben at 8:02 a.m.
Thursday, July 08, 2004
Safaricom : The Better Option - GPRS in Kenya: "The introduction of GPRS here in Kenya makes us only the third country in Africa to unveil a technology that adds a whole new dimension to communication with the emphasis on high speed data." Safaricom used to scoff at allowing data on its network at all. Now they are ahead of Kencell (soon to be Celtel).
Posted by Ben at 9:39 a.m.
Job Posting - 4 Interns: "Femmes Africa Solidarit? (FAS), an NGO based in Geneva, Switzerland, has four positions of internship for any person, male or female, starting in August 2004. The candidate must be interested in actively participating in a gender biased conflict resolution and peace building in Africa."
Posted by Ben at 9:36 a.m.
Job Posting - International Partnership Development Coordinator, Africa: "You will be a key figure within our Africa and International Partnership Development teams. Your role will be to co-ordinate the transformation of our capacity in Africa to generate and manage resources from bi-lateral and multilateral agencies and foundations. You will also be expected to support broader efforts around how aid is spent in favour of poor people. This role will be guided by ActionAid?s ethical funding guidelines and policy positions on issues around the management and governance of overseas development assistance. "
Posted by Ben at 9:33 a.m.
Job Posting - Regional Programme Officer, Africa - GRAIN: "Monitor, analyse and write about different trends and initiatives in the field of agricultural research and how they affect small farmers in Africa"
Posted by Ben at 9:32 a.m.
UN vacancy - Project Manager Nairobi: "This project entitled ?Addressing land-based activities in the Western Indian Ocean? funded by GEF, GPA, Norway and the Governments of Eastern Africa, will primarily address major environmental problems of the Marine and Coastal environment of the Eastern African region."
Posted by Ben at 9:29 a.m.