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Argus USB mouse phone

A mouse that doubles as a telephone may sound like something from a scientific movie, but this device is a novel idea. The Targus USB Notebook Mouse Internet Phone has two operating modes: the mouse mode and the phone mode. The mouse mode works ...

Internet’s Social Media Networking tools for NGOs.

The U.S. Mission's Information Resource Center in Kampala hosted a half-day workshop on Internet's Social Media Networking tools for NGO's information and advocacy officers.  The workshop took place on Monday January 25, 2010 at the U.S. ...

Apac District Agricultural Network and NAADs’ help improves rural women livelihoods

Rural women in Bala Sub-County, Apac District in Northern Uganda has benefited from the support that the Apac District Agricultural Network (ADAN) and the National Agricultural Advisory Services has extended to them in the fight against poverty. The ...

GOOGLE STARTS MASS DIGITIZATION OF BOOKS.

The mass digitization of large volumes of books has begun. The initiative which is being spearheaded by Google will be carried out in five major US libraries. The goal of mass digitization is not to create collections but to digitize ...

Coalition Advocacy for Rural Development (CARD) closes project in Apac

The Coalition for Rural Development (CARD) has officially closed its project in APAC district. CARD is a Non Governmental Organisation in Uganda that has been disseminating household Rocket stoves in Apac District since January 2009.The closing ceremony took ...

Cassava root rot disease hit farmers in Agweng Village, Apac district

Several farmers from Agweng Village, Abedi parish in Apac district have decried the attack of root rot disease of cassava that has destroyed their cassava gardens. The first initial report was delivered by Mr Jimmy Okello, an affected ...

CITIZEN JOURNALISM IN AFRICA PROJECT: WHAT’S THE WAY FORWARD?

The successful end of a project marks a milestone for any organization. It seemed appropriate then, that the end of the Citizen journalism in Africa project  was concluded in style in Lesedi a cultural site in ...

Knowledge for development in Africa: Opportunities & Challenges

The Knowledge for Development in Africa (Ink4DEV) workshop ended in Windhoek on the 13th November 2009 with participants discussing knowledge management as a tool that can be applied within organisations in light with the current age ...

Potato worms attacks Teso and Lango sub regions

Worms that eat sweet potato leaves have attacked gardens in the Teso and Lango sub regions. Some farmers in Teso particularly have started slashing the vines to get rid of the pests. The pest identified as the sweet ...

The Digital Doorway: A solution to Rural Communities.

The Digital Doorway is a very robust computer kiosk. It was developed so that it could be put in rural areas among communities and school areas so that the communities can just use it to equip ...