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* ISOC REGIONAL MANAGER FOR AFRICA

The Internet Society is a not-for-profit membership organisation founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet related standards, education, and policy. It is dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of people throughout the world. ISOC is the organisational home of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and other IETF-related bodies who together play a critical role in ensuring that the Internet  developsin a stable and open manner. For over 13 years ISOC has run international network training programs for developing countries and  these have played a vital role in setting up the Internet connections and networks in virtually every country connecting to the Internet during this time.
ISOC will be opening an office in Africa to work more closely with the community and to be able to respond better to local needs. This office willbe the focal point for all ISOC activities in the region related to education and capacity building member and chapter relations policy. For this office ISOC is looking for an independent contractor to serve as our Regional Manager for Africa.
The tasks of the Regional Manager will be to represent ISOC in the region and to help deepen and strengthen ISOC's regional and global presence in the areas of education, membership and policy.
For further information visit http://www.isoc.org/isoc/general/career/reg_manager_africa_job.shtml

* GSM ACADEMY - BSS O&M TRAINING FOR AFRICAN PROFESSIONALS

Starting October 2, 2006, TOP will provide a GSM curriculum for Expert Training on BSS Operation & Maintenance. The boot camp includes 3 months of lectures and hands-on labs and is completed by 6 months of apprenticeship at a European GSM network operator. This heavily sponsored program targets on African engineers / technicians to improve their job possibilities in their home countries.
For further information visit http://www.topbusinessag.com/e/news/07-04-2006_gsmacademy.php