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Video roundup: computer training, Nokia 105, Social Media Week, livestock management, and more

February 26, 2013  »  VideoNo Comment

This week brought another great set of videos showing how Africa is adopting technology in new ways.

Vodacom First To Launch 4G in South Africa

To discuss the anticipated launch of 4G in South Africa later this year, ABN’s Samantha Loring is joined in studio by Simon Dingle, Tech Trends Editor at Finweek.

Initiation Internet pour la Côte d’Ivoire

A new website offers lessons and exercises in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Windows, and Internet tailored to the context of Côte d’Ivoire.

Interview with Obi Asika, Founder Storm 360 & Chairman, Social Media Week Lagos

Africa’s first ever social media week took place in Lagos this February 2013.

Nokia 105 – Nokia quality inside out

On Monday, Nokia released the Nokia 105, a $20 phone targeted at customers in developing countries.

DARAL: Coders4Africa ICT for livestock management

DARAL (meaning “cattle market” in wolof) is a web application developed to address issues faced by breeders in Senegal.

K-NET Endless Possibilities – Delivered

A 20-minute video on this rural telephony solution to for Ghana.

ICT in Education Overview for VSO International

ICT4D guru Wayan Vota outlines trends in the use of information and communication technologies for educational systems in the development world.

Invest Africa Episode 13: ICT & Telecoms

Although the African telecommunications market is in its developmental stage, the market is growing at a faster rate than the rest of the world.

SMW – L’Afrique et les réseaux sociaux

A video (Google Hangout) from Social Media Week discussing African social media.

Cleopa on Telecentres

After 4 years working with telecentres, Cleopa was instrumental in founding the Kenya Telecentres Link Limited (KenTel).

How Mobile Phones Are Changing Life in Africa

Voice of America Learning English released a video on high level ways mobile phones are used in Africa. Nothing new, but interesting subject matter to use to teach English.