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BarCampAfrica UK 2009- Moving away from Aid to Technology Driven Development (TDD)



GhanaThink Managing Executive abocco

We are excited to announce the first of its kind: BarCampAfrica UK 2009.

This free event is an "un-conference" dedicated to celebrating and discussing Technology in the context of African Development.

We will not only be dealing with technology but also the effective application of these tools to bring about development in its truest form.

We are happy to confirm our first a keynote speaker Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah,(CEO of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation and former Minister of Communications in Ghana)

We are also proud to announce that the Vodafone Group have kindly offered us their Paddington Offices as the venue for BarCampAfrica UK.

Should I attend?

We’d love for you to come – if you’re creative, a technologist, an artist, a writer, blogger, or a developer, geek, entrepreneur, academic researcher, gamer or investor with a passion for African Development please join us. If you’re just curious and interested – we’d love to meet you too. Come and demo, talk, share or just hang out!

Note to Editors.

For more details about BarCampAfricaUK please visit

For more information contact: Tony Burkson


Tburkson at gmail dot com