Accra, July 30, GNA - West African Ministers responsible for Information, Communication and Technology would meet in Accra, on Saturday, July 31, to adopt a strategic document for the implementation of a regional Wide Area Network (ECOWAN).
A statement issued by the Department of Communication, ECOWAS Commission, copied to Ghana News Agency, in Accra, said ECOWAN was estimated at 100 million dollars.
It explained that it would provide the sub-region with a common platform for the seamless (...)
The Indian government has unveiled the prototype of an iPad-like touch-screen laptop, with a price tag of $35 (£23), which it hopes to roll out next year.
Aimed at students, the tablet supports web browsing, video conferencing and word processing, say developers.
Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said a manufacturer was being sought for the gadget, which was developed by India’s top IT colleges.
An earlier cheap laptop plan by the same ministry came to nothing.
The device (...)
INFOTUNISIE - Tunisia continues to enhance its access to new digital era through its various channels including membership in many international fora, like the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP).
Represented by the Ecole Superieure des Communications de Tunis (Sup’Com), Tunisia has now become the 2nd Arab country and the 4th country in overall Africa to become a member of this organization which brings together 48 national companies from 65 countries, specializing (...)
APA Libreville (Gabon) Gabon comes in the 8th position on African development index of information technology and communication (ICT), according to the latest report by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) entitled " Measuring the Information Society 2010 ".
This central African country owes its current classification to the exceptional development of mobile telephony, the report said. Between 1990 and 2009 the number of cellular subscribers was (...)
The President of the Republic (France) has entrusted to Alain Madelin, former Minister, the mission to develop the program Sankore. The latter is based on the achievement of the MDGs for Education in Africa. It is implemented by the Interministerial Delegation for Digital Education in Africa.
With a light and low-cost equipment, teachers and students will able to access some small wealth of digital heritage in education. Indeed, they see their blackboards turn into interactive screen. To (...)
Editor: Georges-Louis Baron (EDA, University Paris Descartes, France)
The expected contributions for this issue will focus on: Public policy towards ICT, particularly in french-speaking areas Features and lesson plans implemented, whether the context is highly or poorly equipped technically and materially. Educators and technological developments Performances of the involved. actors Innovative school practices Mobilization of stakeholders on (...)
In France’s relations with Africa, we had the habit of "white elephants" (these large dams or hospitals imagined in the Parisian ministries that often remained at the planning stage). There will now also be ... interactive whiteboards !
While many African countries are experiencing a revolution since the extension of mobile network - and access to the internet in the most remote villages - and they get seats on Chinese satellites, France uses the ceremonies on July 14 to (...)
The Moroccan-Korean Center for training in the field of information communication and technology for education (ICT4Ed), which is part of the partnership signed in June 2008 between the State Secretariat of School Education and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), was inaugurated Thursday in Rabat.
Inaugurated by the Ministry of National and Higher Education and Scientific Research, Mr. Ahmed Akhchichine, the Secretary of State for School Education, Ms. Latifa El Abida, and (...)