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

Tampere University in Finland runs an Open Source Community Game - starting today!!!

Dear all,

The Tampere University of Technology in Finland is running an Open Source Software Community game that allows you to gain open source skills! The game is starting today and for those of you interested in participating at it please just see the original announcement from Vreerendra who is part of the group that is running the game:


LPI-1 Certification Training Scheduled for Nov 2011 - Zambia

Hi all,
I am working with the University of Zambia Consultancy and Training Unit (CTU) for the LPI-1 Training in Lusaka, Zambia scheduled for November 2011. We have started passing the word around and will be posting an advert in the local tabloid from next week which will run till the the November.
Watch this blog for more.....

Tanzanian trainee programmers get inspiration at the Mentored Internship Programme

A group of geek-interns were out in full force in Tanzania recently, taking part in rigorous FOSS development training, which included topics such as optimisation techniques and infrastructure deployment and maintenance.

The workshop, which is part of the greater Mentored Internship Project also known as the MIP (of which you can find out more information on page 7 of this Chisimba newsletter), was hosted at the University of Dar es Salaam in February this year.

Partnering For FOSS Training In Africa

As part of our strategy to help grow the FOSS skills and demand therefor in Africa, Jumping Bean has decided to offer partnering opportunities to FOSS businesses through out Africa to offer our FOSS training courses.