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How Digital Inclusion Is Done in Africa

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I've just returned from organizing an electronics recycling conference in Cape Town, South Africa, where I met Dr. Hylton Villet, the chairman of MyDigitalBridge in Namibia. Namibia is a medium-sized country that borders South Africa. After Mongolia, Namibia is the least densely populated country in the world. One thing that Namibia has going for it is a stable parliamentary democracy and a government that clearly believes in digital inclusion.

Nonprofit Technology News: 2013 Year in Review

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PCs aren’t going away, but mobile devices (phones and tablets) are flooding in to the nonprofit workplace. That basically entails figuring out how to allow staff and volunteers to get work email, documents and other data on their own mobile devices – and what to do when phones and tablets get lost or stolen. They save us the arduous task of taking our phones out of our pockets to look at them. Green Technology.