March 2015

IST-Africa 2015 is here

Hosted by the Government of Malawi through the National Commission for Science and Technology, supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission, IST-Africa 2015 will take place in Lilongwe from 06 – 08 May 2015. The 5th Annual IST-Africa Living Lab Thematic Working Group Meeting will take place on 05 May as a pre-conference …

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Tanzanian researchers ready to use ICTs

A new study indicates that most Tanzanian researchers  have access to online journals, which indicates a positive trend in easing research. Tanzania Education and Research Network (TERNET)’s e-readiness survey of  academic and research institutions  conducted between November and December 2014  with funding from  International Network for the Availability of scientific Publications (INASP) indicates that higher …

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UbuntuNet-Connect 2016 goes to Uganda, UbuntuNet-Connect 2015 proceedings and report published

After holding a successful UbuntuNet-Connect 2015, organised jointly with the Mozambique Ministry of Science and Technology, Higher Education and Vocational Training and the Mozambique Research and Education Network (MoRENet), and hosted by the latter in Maputo, Mozambique in November last year, UbuntuNet Alliance has now announced that the ninth edition of the annual research and …

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Close-up with the Makerere team designing the next generation ergonomic for Ebola management

It is undeniable that medics at the frontline of the Ebola fight work in an extremely hot and stressful environment as the full-body Personal Protective Equipment (PPE ) which is necessary to protect them just does not go well with the  humid sub-tropical, tropical, and equatorial climates.  The medics are at risk of dehydration and …

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