Posts Tagged ‘south africa’

Open Access Debates – get talking

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 17:53 No Comments

A series of interesting and thought-provoking debates is scheduled to launch on 27 November. Funded by DFID and hosted on UNESCO’s WSIS Open Access Community Forum, the discussion will provide a valuable space to discuss different perspectives on what open access means for the developing world and what it can offer. Register for the online […]

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October, the event coverage month of 2009!

Monday, November 2, 2009 17:56 1 Comment

The month of October was a busy one for The African Commons Project team thanks to two event coverage and documentation jobs in three cities. We’ve certainly had social media on the brain, live blogging on our fingertips and podcasting on our lips as we’ve been harnessing various online media tools to provide creative documentation […]

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Our contexts, our rights. Copyright in BISA

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 2:45 No Comments

As part of the Ford Foundation funded project Local Contexts, Global Commons, a trio of intrepid academics immersed themselves in the local copyright acts of their countries, to compile a copyright review that encompasses the current status of copyright in Brazil, India and South Africa. As three pivotal developing nations, it was important to see […]

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Wikipedia Academies: Boosting South African language Wikipedias

Friday, November 14, 2008 14:54 2 Comments

The 10th of November commemorated the first Wikipedia Academy held a year ago, an event that aimed to stimulate awareness and foster a community around local language Wikipedias in South Africa. Organised by the TACP team, the workshop was attended by Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, and was run by a group of dedicated enthusiasts […]

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