Welcome to ict@innovation - Creating Business and Learning Opportunities with Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in Africa
ict@innovation is an African capacity building programme of FOSSFA and GIZ, which supports small and medium IT-enterprises and aims to encourage the growth of African ICT industries. ict@innovation promotes:
1) Free and Open Source business models: Free your IT Business in Africa!
3) innovative African FOSS applications: Coding FOSS in Africa
This portal provides free training materials on FOSS Business Models and on Linux Admin Certification, information on courses, and contact to people working with FOSS. Become part of the ict@innovation community and engage with us.
ict@innovation Blog: News, Opinion, Trainings & more on African FOSS Business
- 12/15/2012 - 13:22
FOSSFA's ICT@INNOVATION volunteers in role 2, have for sometime now been holding a weekly twitter meetup to discuss FOSS every Friday at 13h00 GMT, which has quickly attracted a lot of following from FOSS activists and evangelists all over the world.
- 05/01/2013 - 18:43
On ramp IT an Ethiopian mobile solution provider held a successful Google Developer Group Bar Camp, as part of the continent wide African Android Challenge (AAC), on the 27th April at Addis Ababa University. The day was attended by around 40 students, professionals’ entrepreneurs and lecturers. Ethio telcom Deputy CTO and CIO also attended.
- 12/16/2012 - 13:03
Last week Friday December 14th, Free and Open Source Software For Africa (FOSSFA)’s ICT@INNOVATION gave us another opportunity and platform to discuss FOSS related issues. The topic was ‘Opensource Security, how secure? ‘
Points like the strength in Opensource regarding intrusion protection were mentioned. Seun ojedeji said opensource security at the level of intrusion is absolutely secure. Also mentioned was the ‘openness’ which enables vulnerabilities to be quickly identified and fixed.
- 12/04/2012 - 02:12
LPI Applauds UN Organization Report
(Sacramento, CA, USA: November 29, 2012) The Linux Professional
Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization
(http://www.lpi.org), applauds the release of the flagship report "The
Information Economy Report 2012: The Software Industry and Developing
Countries" by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
(UNCTAD). The report provides specific recommendations on Free and Open
Source Software (FOSS) for national policy makers and includes two
FOSS in Africa
- FOSS Business
- FOSS Certification
- FOSS Coding
- Networking and International Exchange
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