Global Cloud Technology Survey – Announcing the Results!

In February and March 2012, TechSoup Global and its global network of partner organisations, including SANGONeT via the SANGOTeCH Technology Donation Programme, conducted a survey of NGOs around the world to better understand current cloud computing usage and future plans for cloud computing adoption.

The survey garnered more than 10 500 respondents from 88 countries.

The results are in.

Call for Papers: Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa

Health Economic and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD) is a self-funded, applied research unit based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban. HEARD conducts a range of research-from pure to applied- seeking to support all those intent on designing interventions to reduce the HIV pandemic in all sectors  in  the  SADC and East Africa region. Its research agenda is driven by current issues and is aimed at producing knowledge and evidence critical to informed policies and actions.

Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa

Southern African Internet Governance Forum - Call for Expression of Interest

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC), NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NEPAD Agency) and Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT) will convene a Southern African Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF) from 1-3 September 2011 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

WSIS Forum 2011 unites governments with grassroots to re-energize the development agenda

World leaders are gathering in Geneva this week to work on strategies to more effectively harness the power and reach of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development Goals in crucial areas like health and education.

Co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP, the World Summit on the Information Society (16-20 May) is the world’s largest annual gathering of the world’s ‘ICT for development’ community, including UN agencies, governments, civil society and ICT industry representatives.

SAIIA, Makerere University, Launch Africa Portal

Makerere University and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), in partnership with with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), have launched the Africa Portal.

Director of the Africa Initiative and principal of Makerere University’s College of Health Sciences, Nelson K. Sewankambo, states that important research and analysis from across the continent that was previously inaccessible, is now open and readily available to all Africans and other interested users.

Call for NGOs to Use Google Analytics

NGOs have been urged to use Google Analytics to find about how their users found them and how they interact with their sites.

CEO of Hart Philanthropic Group ( and P2PFundraising, and Founder and CEO at, Ted Hart, says NGOs should among others, request their subscribers to visit their websites to download free content or receive other branded material, to drive traffic to their sites.

NGOs Urged to ‘Inspire Action’

Ted Hart, chief executive officer of Hart Philanthropic Group ( and P2PFundraising, and Founder and CEO at, is urging delegates attending day-two of the Johannesburg leg of the 2010 SANGONeT ‘ICTs for Civil Society’ Conference, to ‘stop fundraising and inspire action’.

Hart calls on NGOs to design interactive websites that allow users to upload and exchange content.


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