- There is just two weeks until the close of applications to win the APC Africa Hafkin Prize for 2004/5. "Connectivity is a term referring to the means by which people are connected to or are able to access communications channels such as the internet, email, computer and people networks."

The theme for this year's APC Hafkin Prize recognises community initiatives that use the internet and other digital communication networks to access markets, skills and opportunities to derive real economic benefits. The prize is biennial and is open to people and groups from any sector of society.

MORE ABOUT THE APC HAFKIN PRIZE: or write to or contact: Karen Higgs, Prize coordinator, Tel: +598 2 400 6460 (GMT -2)

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