Africa.com is the leading digital media company providing business, political, cultural, lifestyle and travel information related to the continent. Subscribe to the Top10 to stay smart about Africa.
AptanTech – http://aptantech.com/ – is a blog covering tech and business-related developments in Kenya, Africa and the world. AptanTech, which has been published since 2009, has the following sections – News, Reviews, Analysis & Features, CSR, Tech&PR, Events NoticeBoard and BLOG. We also have another segment – Up&Ap – which profiles both upcoming and established IT industry leaders in a Q&A format. AptanTech is a Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) affiliated blog and was a finalist in the “Technology Category” in the 2012 Kenya Bloggers Awards.AptanTech has about 120,000 monthly site views and 30,000 unique visitors.
AsianNGO is the premier source of information for organizations working in NGOs & Civil Society, CSR, Social Enterprise. With a mix of print, web and digital media, AsianNGO provides information on grant opportunities, news and policy updates, partnership linkages and learning resources. For more information, visit www.asianngo.org
FinDev Gateway, previously known as Microfinance Gateway, is CGAP’s independent knowledge platform where the global financial inclusion community comes together to share lessons and ideas on making financial services work for poor people. The platform is a public good available to anyone interested in financial inclusion. In addition to the English site serving a global audience, FinDev has three regional platforms in French, Spanish and Arabic, which focus on their respective audiences in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Arab world. https://www.findevgateway.org/
Geospatial Media & Communications is an internationally recognized organization working since 1997 towards realizing its vision of ‘Making difference through geospatial knowledge in world economy and society’. It facilitates collaboration, demonstrates value and benefits of geospatial technology for governance, businesses and people by delivering cutting edge content, state-of-the-art conferences and insightful research and consultancy work. For more information, visit www.geospatialworld.net
The Global Digital Health Network, formerly the mHealth Working Group created in 2009 by global health organizations for global health organizations, is a 3000+ person-strong networking forum for members from 108 countries to share information, engage with the broader community, and provide leadership in digital health for global public health. The Network provides leadership in digital health (mHealth, eHealth, and ICTs) and offers a collaborative gathering space for members to share perspectives, resources, and practical guidance related to implementation across a range of technical areas. Our members support global public health strategies, standards and practices through use of innovative technologies in limited resource settings. Our events and communications are a venue to share practical and flexible guidance with each other and the community.
Humentum is the essential community for today’s international relief and development organizations. A global organization formed from the merger of InsideNGO, LINGOs and Mango, we have offices in Washington, DC, and Oxford, UK, as well as regional hubs in Africa and Latin America, with experts based in a range of countries around the world. We believe that behind every development program that works, there is smart leadership backed by strong operations teams, and our passion lies in helping those professionals deliver on their organizations’ missions. We do this with our focus on operational excellence. Our mission is to inspire and achieve operational excellence for organizations focused on positive societal impact. For more information, visit www.humentum.org
ICTworks™ is the premier community for international development professionals committed to utilizing new and emerging technologies to magnify the intent of communities to accelerate their social and economic development. For over 10 years, our 21,000 subscribers focus on sustainably implementing information and communication technologies in rural and underserved communities across the developing world. For more information, visit ICTworks.org
IT News Africa is a dynamic media company that specialises in publishing, events as well as marketing and advertising solutions for the information age. We have a global publishing network and international client base, which we service from offices in Johannesburg. For more information, visit www.itnewsafrica.com
NextBillion is a community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGO managers, policy makers, academics and others exploring the connection between development and enterprise.
NextBillion chronicles new trends in market solutions to poverty that benefit the world’s 4 billion low-income producers and consumers – often known as the base of the pyramid. The site features in-depth analysis and opinion from thought leaders and researchers – as well as on-the-ground insights from social entrepreneurs. NextBillion also offers an editor-curated newsfeed, a calendar of important events, and a career center with continuously updated job opportunities across the “development through enterprise” market sector. For more information, visit https://nextbillion.net/
The Nigeria INGO Forum (NIF), presently with 50 international NGOs in its membership, was formed in late 2014 to provide a collective voice for members to elevate humanitarian and development operational realities and challenges nationally, regionally and internationally. Through strengthening coordination within the Forum, increasing information sharing and fostering partnerships with all actors, including the Government of Nigeria, United Nations, national NGOs and donors, NIF works as the critical link protecting and promoting principled effective delivery of much needed aid to affected populations.” Link: http://ingoforum.ng or http://ingoforum.ng/who-we-are/
The Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO) supports Nigerian NGOs in their commitment to poverty reduction, promotion of human rights and in bringing development to the door-steps of the common man. We provide a range of services and opportunities to our members in order for them to achieve their organizational objectives and also exert influence on issues of national importance.
TechChange provides online training in technology and social change. Around the world, implementers in public health, emergency response, and monitoring and evaluation struggle to solve pressing issues with limited resources. We connect them with relevant content, experts, and certification using our unique online social learning platform. Our platform facilitates best practice sharing, builds professional networks, and integrates a number of dynamic features for both real-time and on-demand interaction. We love this work because we know the technology-enabled individual who has the ability to learn from others in their field can play a vital role in saving and improving lives a long way away.