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

Juba. The world’s first Open Source City? Event on Thursday 21. June

On Thursday, 21. June, some open source initiatives will host an event in Berlin that aims to talk about "South Sudan and Open Source Culture" ... This might be of interest to some members of the ict@innovation community: You may then check the website, which also says, that the event will be livestreamed. Some more infos on the event coming from the organizers below:

"Challenging and Identifying Open Source Approaches

LPIC Certification Camp - Nkozi, Uganda

COSS is excited to bring the 3rd LPIC Exam Lab this year, with a double sitting compared to the last one. This month's exam lab will feature LPI's paper based 101 and 102 exams, both required to achieve the LPI Junior Certification, aka LPIC 1. The Exam Lab will be hosted at UMU, Nkozi, on Masaka Road - Strict Departure from Kampala of 730am. If you are interested in the exams* - only 3 spots available - please get in touch with me (@bssennoga, +256 703/753 222 842) as soon as possible.

Learning New Things @ the 7th E-Learning Africa Conference

Last month I attended the 7th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training, dubbed e-Learning Africa. The conference took place in Cotonou, Benin.

PaulPaulito Offer for LPI Training Courseware

PaulPaulito.com has made an offer to the ict@innovation community of Linux Admin trainers for their courseware for Linux training. Every trainer who subscribes, before the 30th of June 2012, to www.paulpaulito.com via ict@innovation will receive a 30% reduction of the normal price when using the following code: ICT@I2012PP.

Overview of people trained by ict@innovation program

Hi All,

How many people has ict@innovation trained so far in which countries? Please find attached a chart showing the answer. Quite impressive! A big thank you to all those who participated in the trainings and thereby brought ict@innovation to life!

There will be 1 more training of trainers in Senegal this year. It will kick off ict@innovation in francophone West Africa. The call for participation will be published soon!