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ICT Suppliers Association & ICT Ministry revive National ICT Policy discussion

Remember the “new” National ICT Policy framework that was supposed to be launched back at the end of 2012 but never saw the light of day – a consequence of elections taking over priority. Well, we’re finally talking about it again. The ICT Ministry, together with the ICT Suppliers Association of Zimbabwe, will be holding […]


ICT Ministry holds validation workshop for National ICT policy framework

Today we attended the validation workshop of the National ICT Policy Framework conducted by the Ministry of ICT at a hotel in Harare. You will remember that Zimbabwe’s ICT policy is under review and in June & July review workshops were carried out around the country by the ministry.


The ICT for Education Summit presentations (downloads)

With almost 3 weeks after the ended ‘Southern African ICT for Education Summit 2012’ that took place in Victoria Falls, we take time to review a few of the ‘hot concerns’ raised. However for your perusal, all presentations held are available for download from the African Brains site The event saw 12 ministers along with delegates, educators and interested people from around Africa, (though mostly were from Southern Africa) come and discuss issues pertaining to ICT’s for education.


Africa Exchange to facilitate Government/ICT private sector event

Africa Exchange, an organisation working to promote regional and international trade and investment will be hosting an ICT event on the 10th of February (about a week from now) dubbed the “Meeting of Minds”. The event will be held in Harare and aims to bring together the ICT Ministry representatives and private players in the industry to discuss development strategies for the sector.


Zimbabwe ICT Strategic Plan (2010-2014) Launch

We attended the launch of the ICT strategic plan yesterday. An overview of the the strategic plan; what went into it, how it was developed and how it is going to be implemented (and monitored) was given by the permanent secretary of the ministry, Eng. Kundishora.

Unfortunately there were no copies of the strategic plan for the audience to take home, but we’ll lay our hands on one in good time and post it here. Click back here in a few hours.