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Thursday, October 27, 2005

Home: "Power Up is an initiative led by the ICT industry, that aims to stimulate active interest in ICT with both decision makers and the public in five of Kenya's province towns. It also aims to promote active usage of operational ICT-based services in education, government, banking, trade, utilities, media, etc."

Monday, October 10, 2005

Position available:
Editor, International Office
: "The Editor is an international position reporting to the International Information Coordinator and working closely with the MSF Secretary-General and is based in the International Office in Geneva, Switzerland. "

Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Tsunami aid snafu: "The response from individual Indians was generous but ?misjudged? in some cases, with unwanted clothes being donated. ?As well as blocking roads, wasting workers? time and taking up storage space, the unwanted clothing proved a hazard to local livestock, which tried to eat it,? it says. "

Jobs in Kenya: "Internews Network is currently seeking a Program Associate to provide technical and administrative support in our Nairobi, Kenya office."

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

IST-Africa: "IST-Africa 2006 takes place 3 - 5 May 2006 at the CSIR International Convention Centre Pretoria, South Africa. This is the first in a series of Annual Conferences supported by the European Commission, which will bring together delegates from commercial, government & research organisations across Africa and from Europe, to bridge the Digital Divide by sharing knowledge, experience, lessons learnt and good practice. "

TECTONIC: African free software developers to gather in Uganda: "Africa Source II, a week-long workshop that will bring together free software developers from across the continent, is to be held in January next year. The workshop will be held in Kalangala, Uganda, from January 8 to 15 next year. "

Monday, October 03, 2005

K B C (Kenya Broadcasting Corporation): "In Nairobi, the eclipse will be from 12.39pm to 3.55pm, Mombasa 12.52 pm to 4.03 pm, Kisumu, 12.32pm to 3.50 pm. In Nakuru it will be from 12.35pm to 3.53pm, Eldoret, 12.31pm to3.50 pm, In Machakos it will be from 12.40 pm to 3.56pm. "