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* REUTERS DIGITAL VISION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME

The Digital Vision Program supports social entrepreneurs who seek to leverage technology-based solutions in the interest of humanitarian, educational, and sustainable development goals. The programme fosters interdisciplinary projects and prototyping efforts that aim to address real needs in underserved communities.
Deadline for application is April 3 2006
For information about applying, and to apply online http://rdvp.org/become

* GLOBAL CALL FOR NOMINATIONS OF INNOVATORS USING TECHNOLOGY TO BENEFIT HUMANITY
The Tech Museum Awards ( http://www.techawards.org/ )  program honors and awards innovators from around the world  who use technology to benefit humanity in the categories  of education, equality, economic development, environment,  and health. The awards are a program of the Tech Museum of  Innovation ( http://www.thetech.org/ ) in San Jose, California. Individuals, nonprofit organizations, and companies are  eligible to enter the competition, and self-nominations  are accepted and encouraged.
Each year, twenty-five laureates are honored at a gala  dinner, invited to participate in press and media cover-  age, and introduced to a network of influential advisors. The awards celebration will be held at the Tech Museum of  Innovation on November 15, 2006. One laureate in each  category will be granted a $50,000 cash prize.
Deadline: April 3, 2006
For further information visit  http://fconline.fdncenter.org/pnd/10001076/techawards

* DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND TRAINING, KENYA
The African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) is a leading regional network of African scholars and policymakers engaged in research, capacity building and policy advocacy on issues of science and technology for Africa's sustainable development. ATPS is seeking to recruit a dynamic individual to fill the international position of director of research and training to be based at its secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya.
The vacancy is expected to be filled by June 2006. A competitive international salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful applicant. The initial contract period will be for three years. Qualified candidates should send a detailed letter of interest and curriculum vitae to hr@atpsnet.org, no later than 31 March 2006.

* ERICSSON  ENGINEERS – NIGERIA
Experienced IE (Installation Engineering) Engineers required with both core and radio for GSM projects in West Africa. The candidate will be based in Nigeria , but will travel to other west African countries. Engineers should have strong Ericsson IE knowledge with experience of producing C modules, site drawings etc… Six months contract. For further information contact advertising@balancingact-africa.com

* OPERATIONS CONSULTANT – BOTSWANA
Expertise in inventory Management, configuration management, data management Individual should be able to administer and develop processes for the operations environment across the network domain of the eTOM model with expertise and experience in Operation and Maintenance. Key deliverable would be process re-engineering, operations KPI setting and definition of roles and responsibility for operations organization. Must have extensive experience in the operations environment!
5 weeks contract
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MANAGER - NETWORK PERFORMANCE – NIGERIA
An individual with at least 10 years combined fixed and Mobile experience in statistics , understands network parameters , can analyze and proffer solutions to performance degradations , monitors KPI’s understands teletraffic engineering , Mathematical , can write SQL scripts etc..etc. – 2 years contract.
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