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The ict@nnovation LPIC-1 Training Guide - coming soon

lpic_material_workshop_s.jpgAfter a very busy week at the Strathmore University in Nairobi, a small group of 7 African Linux experts made probable History by producing the first LPIC training manual done in Africa, by Africans. In the group was a veteran Linux and Unix Engineer and writer from the UK, Dr Chris Brown.


Dear all

We kindly like to invite you to join us on a new, collaborative and global business course that is FREE (of cost) and OPEN to all!

“BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES IN A WEB 2.0 WORLD” is a 10-module course and is targeted at business students, managers and professionals alike. The course consists of academic and professional strands. Each strand can be taken separately or combined. Modules can also be taken individually.

Watch the new ict@innovation video: FOSS Stories told at Idlelo

More and more success stories of people making a business with FOSS in Africa are emerging. We have put together a little video of the FOSS stories captured by ict@innovation at this years Fourth African Conference on FOSS and the Digital Commons, Idelo 4.

Celebrating Software Freedom Day 2010 - Sharing FOSS Stories

Software Freedom Day is a yearly celebration for Software Freedom! Every year there are thousands teams organizing Software Freedom Day in different countries and cities.This year, you can check the interactive map on the SFD-website to see if there's a team in your country.

Wanted: Training participants for the first Regional LPIC-1 Training of Trainers


First Regional Training of Trainers for Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Level 1 for East Africa (Code: LToT1)

Second Regional training of Trainers for Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Level 1 for Southern Africa (Code: LToT2)


22nd September 2010 for Eastern African participants

5th December 2010 for Southern African participants

The first National Training in Uganda on African Business Models with Free and Open Source Software comes to a glamorous end!

UpNews Pic_small_1.jpgto 35 representatives from Small and Medium ICT Enterprises were passed out on the 25th of August 2010 from an Advanced Training which lasted 4 solid days of intensive learning  at Bugema University in Uganda.

Wanted: Learning material developers and training consultants for LPI

Wanted: LPI training manuals development consultants and Trainers of Trainers for the FOSS Certification pillar of the ict@innovation project

Application Deadline is 27th August, 2010.

Country Feature Uganda

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This month we would like to introduce you yet again to a range of interesting FOSS projects and actors - this time all from Uganda.


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