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ICANN’s At-Large Advisory Committee certified Tanzania Community Networks Alliance as an At-Large Structure
26Nov

ICANN’s At-Large Advisory Committee certified Tanzania Community Networks Alliance as an At-Large Structure

“At-Large” is the name for the community of individual Internet users who participate in the policy development work of ICANN. Currently, there are 245 At-Large Structure groups and 136 individuals in 104 countries and regions representing the views of individual Internet users are active throughout the world. “Tanzania Community Networks Alliance is proudly to join

Memorandum of Agreement signed with Great Lake Investments (GLI)
21Nov

Memorandum of Agreement signed with Great Lake Investments (GLI)

Tanzania Community Networks Alliance is a Not-for-Profit Non-Governmental Organization registered in Tanzania Mainland under the NGO Act No. 24 of 2002 with Registration Number ooNGO/R/0742. tzCNA advocates for meaningful universal connectivity that contributes towards positive impact in the digital economy. The alliance’s vision is to be the association for community networks and community-based telecommunications networks

Dodoma Sparks 2020​ Day Plan November 20​th​, 2020 – Dodoma Hotel.
19Nov

Dodoma Sparks 2020​ Day Plan November 20​th​, 2020 – Dodoma Hotel.

This year Dodoma Sparks is organized by Capital Space and Sahara Ventures in partnership with Human Development Innovations Fund (HDIF) and Tanzania Community Networks Alliance (TzCNA) themed “Adoption of Technology for Social Good”. The event aiming at providing an avenue for the Dodoma community and stakeholders to discuss and reflect on the roles of Science,

MoU signed with Basic Internet Foundation
18Nov

MoU signed with Basic Internet Foundation

Tanzania Community Networks Alliance and Basic Internet Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the 22nd of July 2020. The Tanzania Community Networks Alliance (tzCNA) is registered in Tanzania under the Non- governmental Organisation. tzCNA advocates for meaningful universal connectivity that contributes towards positive impact in the digital economy. The network alliance vision is to

tzCNA CEO had an opportunity to visit the Former Prime Minister Hon. Mizengo Pinda
10Nov

tzCNA CEO had an opportunity to visit the Former Prime Minister Hon. Mizengo Pinda

The Chief Executive Officer for Tanzania Community Networks Alliance had an opportunity to visit the Former Prime Minister Hon. Mizengo Pinda and explained about community network cooperative. “I am truly comforted by his blessings” said Mr. Matogoro.  May God continue to give our old man a long life.  Surely this our Elder is the source of

Lecturer UDOM is Establishing a Co-operative of its Kind in Tanzania, Aim To Reach 20Million People Within Five Years.
08Nov

Lecturer UDOM is Establishing a Co-operative of its Kind in Tanzania, Aim To Reach 20Million People Within Five Years.

Assistant Lecturer, University of Dodoma is establishing a Co-operative of its kind in Tanzania. This Co-operative is different from the financial organization SACCOSS and the crop organization AMCOS which is common in the Co-operative field. This new co-operative is a Service Co-operative that aims to provide affordable communication services and support existing digital partnerships. Saying

Cooperative Society: A Sustainable Approach to Connect the Unconnected Communities in Tanzania
20Oct

Cooperative Society: A Sustainable Approach to Connect the Unconnected Communities in Tanzania

Tarime, Mara The Tanzania Community Networks Alliance (tzCNA) in collaboration with local community members in Tarime District organized the first meeting as per the Cooperative Societies Act, 2013 (https://www.ushirika.go.tz/uploads/The-Cooperative-Societies-Act-2013.pdf) that aimed in establishing the Tarime Community Network Cooperative Society Ltd. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Abel, District Cooperative Officer and aimed in creating sensitization, awareness

The Inaugural of First Workshop on Kondoa Community Network School of Internet Governance
17Feb

The Inaugural of First Workshop on Kondoa Community Network School of Internet Governance

KCN SIG in Summary: Kondoa Community Network School of Internet Governance (KCN SIG) is an outcome from the 4th Summit on Community Networks in Africa[1] That was co-hosted by the University of Dodoma and Kondoa Community Network in 2019. KCN SIG is also the product from the project that was co-sponsored by the Internet Society through Beyond

Kondoa Community Network School of Internet Governance (KCN SIG)
16Feb

Kondoa Community Network School of Internet Governance (KCN SIG)

About Kondoa Community Network (KCN) Kondoa Community Network (KCN) is the first community network in Tanzania to pilot the use of Television White Space (TVWS) to connect the unconnected population in Kondoa District, Dodoma Region, Tanzania. It is an initiative that came about in 2014 as an academic contribution seeking to address the issue of

Policy and Regulation: Prerequisites towards Resilient Community Networks in Africa
07Dec

Policy and Regulation: Prerequisites towards Resilient Community Networks in Africa

Dodoma, Tanzania While more than half of the global population has access to the Internet, still there is a large digital divide in terms of Internet access among the regions. According to the recent International Telecommunication Union (ITU, 2019) statistics, the percentage of Individuals using Internet is 82.5% (in Europe), 77.2% (the American), 72.2% (the

UN IGF 2019: One World. One Net. One Vision.
30Nov

UN IGF 2019: One World. One Net. One Vision.

Berlin, Germany The photo “courtesy of @2019IGF (Twitter)” The fourteenth annual meeting of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum ( UN IGF) was for the first time hosted by the Government of Germany in Berlin from 25th – 29th November 2019. This year’s weeklong event was themed: “One World. One Net. One Vision.” and included

Fourth Summit on Community Networks in Africa held at the University of Dodoma.
03Nov

Fourth Summit on Community Networks in Africa held at the University of Dodoma.

The Internet Society (ISOC), in collaboration with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), held the Fourth Annual Community Networks Summit from 28th October to 2nd November 2019. The summit was hosted by the University of Dodoma (UDOM) to promote the creation and growth of community networks, increase collaborations between community network operators in the region,

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