News update Telecoms and ICT in Africa – Issue No 22 on 19 May 2000

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DIGITAL VILLAGES OPEN UP ACCESS TO SKILLS AND EDUCATION

19 May 2000

NEWS UPDATE 22 - DIGITAL VILLAGES OPEN UP ACCESS TO SKILLS AND EDUCATION   If the internet in Africa is to become something more than a useful corporate tool, it will need to be used by far larger numbers of people than is currently the case. The computer skills that are needed to participate in the internet will be among the high value skills of the early 21st century. In this issue Cyril Dadd describes a project that has set out to address both these problems at grassroots level. Whether you sell computers, promote development or are involved in education,…