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Software Freedom Day Dar Es Salaam Tanzania Rocked....!

It was great ,unforgetable day in the history of Free and Open Source Software in Tanzania, as we celebrated Software freedom Day 2012. With  VIPs  around, Participants from the media, academics, business world, lawyers, software developoers, hackers present in the venue…! some from outside the
country , Germany, Canada, Finland, Kenya, what a re-union? i met my
former schoolmate who came all the way from Arusha, Mwanza, Zanzibar,
Iringa and Mbeya to participate in the event…! its a great day…!

ICT@INNOVATION Workshop Week in Tanzania

From September 16th till September 21st the programme team will meet in Tanzania for a week of workshops.
We have a full week ahead: Monday: Pillar C - Evaluating the Internship Programme
Tuesday - Wednesday - Evaluation Workshop
Thursday - Volunteer Community Workshop
Friday - Steering Committee Meeting

In particular the evaluation and community workshop are of great importance as we will be looking back on four years of programme implementation and then will look ahead into the future.

Software Freedom Day Activity in Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi had a series of SFD activities planned.

The first was student challenge which was organised on 31st August at Strathmore University. During this day a number of students made presentation on IT projects that they have developed or are currently working on that are based on FOSS.

A number of interesting projects were demonstrated.

Taking the first steps

ict@innovation has been running successfully for the past four years. Look what ict@innovation has achieved so far.

Software Freedom Day NIGERIA 2012


Federal University Oye-Ekiti Oye-Ekiti
Phone: 08035233535

SFD 2012 – Invitation to Participate
Information and Communication Technology Centre of
The Federal University Oye Ekiti is organizing Software Freedom Day
(SFD) in
conjunction with Computer Science Department.

Linux Essential


InCo Technologies (T) Ltd
Emirate House, Shekilango Road
Dar es Salaam
Phone: 0754 711 071

Fee : 100,000/- Tshs

Offer to students from Higher Learning Institutions (1st 5, 15% discount)

Day : Saturday 09h00 to 13hrs ; Sunday 14h30 to 18h30

Duration : 3 weeks

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Day II : Linux Essentials classes at InCo Technologies (T) Ltd - Dar es Salaam

Day 2 of Linux Essential classe at InCo Lab in Dar es Salaam
yesterday (on Sunday) with a attendance of 16/20 participants.
Topics covered were Introduction to Linux & its shell environment.
Classes will continues next week. Follow us at

Kickoff of the Linux Essential class at InCo Technologies (T) Ltd

A long waited Linux Essential class has kicked-off on 30th June 2012 in Dar es Salaam with 12 out 20 students reporting. The classes will last for not more than six weeks. Some of the participating institutions : Institute for Finance and Management (IFM) University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) Aptech Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) St.Joseph College of Engineering and Technology Institute of Information and Technology (IIT) College of Business Education (CBE) Trainers : Edward Mwangile, Frank Tilugulilwa & Jimmy Mbelwa

Linux Learning Centre LPI Exam lab


LLC, Hurlingham
Argwings K'Odhek Road
Phone: +254-722-955831
The Linux Learning Centre will be hosting its first LPI exam lab at their training centre. For further details, please get in touch.
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COSS UG LPI Exam lab


UMU, Nkozi
Masaka Road
Phone: +256 703/753 222 842

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.

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