Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-05-03

  • “Madam Minister, It’s Time To Connect The Dots!” is now available on Technology Times website ( and will soon be in print. #
  • Young? Working on an ICT for Development initiative? Stop winking in the dark, tell the world about what youve been up to. #
  • Thanks to @alukome, you can follow progress on the Ekiti state (Nigeria) re-run election on Twitter at @ekitirr. Great opportunity for 2011? #
  • World Summit Award winners include Nigeria’s Mark of Uru. Immigration (NIS) portal gets special mention. #
  • Need tools/tactics for mobile advocacy, communicating yoour cause, digital security, etc? Tactical Technology Collective #
  • I’m discussing the May 9 Speakers’ Empowerment Academy ( with Niyi Adesanya, over dinner. May will be very interesting! #
  • Meeting with graduates this morning, to discuss the Graduate Loan Scheme (GLS) sponsored by Microsoft West Africa’s CTS program #
  • Great to see trainees of the project from all the sets under one roof! Ugo (the program manager) is kickstarting the meeting… #
  • So cool to hear some of the trainees (who now earn income as entrepreneurs/interns) offer to buy application forms for other Ajegunle youth! #
  • In appreciation for Microsoft’s support of the GLS, 16 trainees have volunteered to coordinate the “Go LIVE!” day in Ajegunle on May 29! #
  • I love this! The project’s graduates have obviously embraced the idea of a “trust community” to ensure that all loans are repaid. #Ajegunle #

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