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

HP donates seven (7) Notebooks to FOSSFA

Accra, September 30, 2008

The Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa has accepted the delivery of seven latest-generation HP laptops. The Notebooks were received by George Nyambuya, FOSSFA's ICT@INNOVATION Africa Project Coordinator.

i-Week 2008 – Learn, Share, Network

i-Week 2008 – Learn, Share, Network from 20th to 24th of October 2008. See you There

Visit http://iweek.aiti-kace.com.gh

Who is George? George and ICT@Innovation

I was born in the year 1976 on the 21st of October, in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. I was raised in the loving hands of Nicholas and Set more Nyambuya. I am the first and elderest in a family of six (6) boys and two (2) girls. I did my basic primary education at Ntabeni Primary School in Entumbane, Bulawayo between the years 1983-1989 where I obtained a primary level certificate.

"Open Source & More IT for African Business" - release of advanced e-learning courses on Information Technology by InWEnt/it@ab

InWEnt/it@ab releases a series of advanced e-learning courses on Information Technology (IT)- "Open Source & More IT for African Business" focussing on the needs of business related IT consultancy in Africa.

Public Software Procurement Workshop in Kenya

The Linux Professional Association of Kenya (LPA Kenya) conducted a forward-looking workshop on "Accelerating Achievement of Vision 2030 through Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)" on 5 September 2008 in Nairobi. About 20 participants, both Kenyan FOSS advocates and government officers, discussed issues of government software procurement. Apart from presenting his research on government spending on software to the Public Procurement Oversight Authority, Alex Gakuru also introduced participants to the ict@innovation programme.