Nominate a young person for African Union dialogue

African Union (AU)organs and institutions that form the African Governance Architecture (AGA) and its Platform (AGP) are convening the Third High Level Dialogue on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance focusing specifically on how democratic – developmental governance can be leveraged to silence Africa’s blazing guns. As part of the build up to the Dialogue, the…

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Announcing AU high Level Trends Dialogue 2014

African Union (AU) organs and institutions that form the African Governance Architecture (AGA) and its Platform (AGP) are convening the Third High Level Dialogue on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance focusing specifically on how democratic – developmental governance can be leveraged to silence Africa’s blazing guns. The main event will be held in Dakar, 30…

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Call for Submissions: Buntwani – Role of ICTs in strengthening citizen engagement & Participation

The first Buntwani conference will be held from 7-8 October 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya.The event is organised by Techsoup Global and the Open Institute, with the support of an advisory group consisting of iHub, Infonet, Ushahidi, Hivos East Africa and the Kenya ICT Authority.The conference theme is “The Potential of ICT in Strengthening Citizen Engagement and Participation”.At…

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Infonet Dev Team Grabs Grand Prize For Code for Good by Intel East Africa

Infonet Africa Software development team Alexander Odhiambo Rayyidh Arif  Mutie Mule in collaboration with Awil Osman from Sunsmart Solutions participated in the Intel Code for Good Hackathon at the Nairobi Start-up Garage on 13th June,2014. The Event aimed at convening developers to tackle a predefined challenge faced by various NGOs working in especially vulnerable communities. The team decided to tackle the…

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OpenErp rebrands to Odoo

Recently OpenERP rebranded to Odoo, to better reflect its expanded areas of focus in CMS, Business Intelligence, Ecommerce and POS applications beyond the core ERP function. Openerp is one of the leading Open Source ERP software, with a new name comes a new purple logo simbolizing  originality, creativity and innovation. An Extract from Odoo website…

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Infonet, UNDP, ISS, UNMC, AIHD and Muranga County Government sign MoU on Huduma

The Huduma Initiative partnership comprising of the Untied Nations Development Program (UNDP), AmkeniwaKenya, the Untied Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC), the African Institute for Health and Development (AIHD) and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) today formalized the relationship between the County and Huduma. The MoU follows a series of engagement with the County Government in…

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Mobile 4 Human Development Berlin Meetup

Mobile innovations must be central to development efforts by governments and partners in the global South, while collaboration between innovators and policymakers must be encouraged, according to the participants at a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) event on mobile technologies in innovation. The meeting in Berlin, Germany, hosted 20 participants – government representatives, civil society,…

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