ict@innovation is a capacity building programme which supports small and medium ICT enterprises and aims to encourage the growth of African ICT industries by:

1) spreading FOSS business models for enterprises 

2) fostering FOSS certification and

3) supporting innovative local FOSS applications for social and economic development.  

The ict@innovation portal provides free training materials, information on courses, and contact to people working with FOSS across Africa. You can become part of the ict@innovation community by registering a profile.

ict@innovation Blog

News on Free and Open Source Software in Africa and ict@innovation programme activities

5 candidates sitting for LPI 101 & 102 exams in Dar es Salaam

Today, at 09h00 EAT 26th Nov 2011 we have five candidates sitting for LPI 101 & 102 exams at InCo Technologies (T) Limited premises.

Best wishes to all writing your exams.


UN University releases a FREE and UPDATED Book (v1.5) on: ‘The Why and How of Open Education’

The Collaborative Creativity Group CCG at UNU-MERIT has just released an updated version v1.5 of their book on ‘The Why and How of Open Education’(http://www.scribd.com/doc/71348644). This updated version includes – inter alia – a new chapter focusing on the Key Challenges of Open Education (Chapter 5).

1st LPI Local Training at InCo Technologies (T) Limited

As part of national rollout, InCo Technologies (T) Limited has been the first implementor of LPI training in Tanzania following two weeks of ToT organized by ict@innovation few weeks ago. The class has six students now, set to write Paper Based Tests late this month ~ 26th November.
Preparation classes have started since the last week of September and by the end of this month, students will have spent 80hrs in class for LPI 101, 102 preps.

Introduction to FOSS Business Models at EIFL FOSS Training Conference

EIFL FOSS Training Conference, 4-5 November 2011 COSTECH, Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania

Sponsored by UNESCO
Theme : Working together -  FOSS in African libraries

Former President of Nigeria Computer Society visits WaToT training

On 26th October, during Day 2 of the West African ToT, Mr. Samuel Tunde Njoku, a former president of the Nigeria Computer Society, visited the training programme and passed on some words of encouragement to the participants.
Recalling his earlier years as a student in the US, Samuel was glad to note the coming together of FOSS enthusiasts from various countries in Africa looking for ways in which people can better their lives using FOSS based technologies.