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The projects presented were of a very high quality, innovative and very representative.They showed great foresight on the needs and demands, not only of public and private entities but also for the ordinary citizens. Without any doubt, the implementation of these projects and their subsequent use in the delivery of Public Services in all the categories will have a enormous impact, not only in the Governments . but also on the ordinary lives of Africans themselves." Brendan Doyle, Manager for Development Cooperation, CTIC Foundation - Spain


CATEGORY 1: Public service Delivery to citizens/communities (G2C)

eSoko Project, RWANDA
Website: http://www.esoko.gov.rw

“This is promising. The web application needs to be optimized to serve the users properly. It would require easier analysis tools to help farmers in decision-making. Good start with the right national focus.”
Matti Sinko, Technical Adviser, ISTD/UNECA

Government Online Centre for Enhanced Public Service Delivery, MAURITIUS
Website: www.gov.mu

“GOC is a major achievement. It is one step further from just providing information, when allowing users to submit various applications. Next step should be to provide also on-line delivery of services from government to citizens.”
Matti Sinko, Technical Adviser, ISTD/UNECA

Free and Open Access to Public Legal Information in Kenya, KENYA
Website: www.kenyalaw.org

“It is a basic legal service for citizens in information society. It is also scaling up elsewhere in the region. This is substantial service to all citizens and legal entities and law professionals in Kenya and beyond. The experience and know-how should be shared with other countries in Africa.”
Matti Sinko, Technical Adviser, ISTD/UNECA

“Anybody should be able to find, read or be explained public legal information anywhere in Africa. It is the basis of having good citizens, aware of their rights but also their duties and shall help expel corruption at all levels.”
Anne Rachel Inne, Regional Liaison for Africa, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

CATEGORY 2: ICTs in Health

Suivi de la Santé des enfants basé sur l’utilisation du téléphone portable: Pesinet et FrontLineSMS Medic, MALI
Website : www.pesinet.org, www.sante.gov.ml

“Use of mobile phones in general should be increased in the area of infant and child health awareness and in a lot more sectors.”
Anne Rachel Inne, Regional Liaison for Africa, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

mPedigree Kenya National Medicine Quality System, KENYA
Website: http://www.mPedigree.Net

“Projet innovateur Protection des con- sommateurs. Site élaboré. Service aux citoyens. Catégorie Public.”
Gbanhoun Gilleta Mea-Dilecta, Directrice, AgeNTIC, Cotonou, Benin

“Allows people to get information about medical safety.”
Helena Tapper, Programme Manager, African Leadership in ICT (ALICT), Global e-School and Communities Initiative (GeSCI)

La Telemedecine Pour L’acces Aux Soins De Sante, CAMEROUN
Website : www.genesistelecare.com

“Projet innovateur répond à un besoin de la communauté Amélioration des services de santé de l’administration. »
Gbanhoun Gilleta Mea-Dilecta, Directrice, AgeNTIC, Cotonou, Benin

“This programme provides people in remote areas to have access to health care issues and medicine by using ICTs.”
Helena Tapper, Programme Manager, African Leadership in ICT (ALICT), Global e-School and Communities Initiative (GeSCI)

CATEGORY 3: ICTs in Education

The Speaking Book – Making education about critical issues accessible to all regardless of literacy or education level, SOUTH AFRICA
Website: http://www.sadag.co.za, www.booksofhope.com

“Making education available to all regardless of literacy or education level should be replicated to help alleviate the speed of growth of population and the shortage of schooling places in Africa”
Anne Rachel Inne, Regional Liaison for Africa, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

“This is good, simple, cost-effective and scalable innovation.”
Matti Sinko, Technical Adviser, ISTD/UNECA

Dr Math, SOUTH AFRICA
Website: http://www.csir.co.za

“I loved the idea of boosting sciences in general and math in particular, especially for under privileged youngsters. It should be positioned to strategically work effectively for the region because Math is key to future success.”
Anne Rachel Inne, Regional Liaison for Africa, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

“Innovative, useful, inclusive, affordable for users (secondary students) and educative not only to users but to service providers (college students) as well.”
Matti Sinko, Technical Adviser, ISTD/UNECA

eLimika e-learning programme, KENYA
Website: http://www.elimika.ac.ke, www.kie.ac.ke

“This platform provides a learning management system for education that is easy to use. The website is well structured.”
Helena Tapper, Programme Manager, African Leadership in ICT (ALICT), Global e-School and Communities Initiative (GeSCI)

“Offre de services en ligne pour le personnel des télécentres. Catégorie privé. Accès gratuity.”
Gbanhoun Gilleta Mea-Dilecta, Directrice, AgeNTIC, Cotonou, Benin

Plate-forme de formation à distance de l’Academia Aberta de Angola : Formation partout et à tout moment!, ANGOLA
Website : www.academia-aberta.com

“Offre de services en ligne ; utile aussi bien aux enseignants qu’aux étudiants des secteurs public et privé. Accès contrôlé.”
Gbanhoun Gilleta Mea-Dilecta, Directrice, AgeNTIC, Cotonou, Benin

“Open and distance learning platform available for all.”
Helena Tapper, Programme Manager, African Leadership in ICT (ALICT), Global e-School and Communities Initiative (GeSCI)

“This is the way to go to make sure there are no youths left on the sidelines because Governments and Private sector alike cannot provide enough schooling space on an ever young continent.”
Anne Rachel Inne, Regional Liaison for Africa, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

CATEGORY 4: Economic and Financial e-Services (G2B),b>

eTrade Africa - plateforme de facilitation des echanges de messages requis pour les exportations de marchandises vers l’Europe, SENEGAL
Website : http://www.etradeafrica.com

“Exports of produce especially organic ones nowadays should be encouraged and knowledge of other regions requirements will boost exports and benefits for the small African produce growers.”
Anne Rachel Inne, Regional Liaison for Africa, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

“Service rendu à l’administration européenne pour l’amélioration de son efficacité. Facilité de déclaration offerte aux opérateurs africains. Système innovateur. PPP. »
Gbanhoun Gilleta Mea-Dilecta, Directrice, AgeNTIC, Cotonou, Benin

“Provides an eTrade platform for modern trade.”
Helena Tapper, Programme Manager, African Leadership in ICT (ALICT), Global e-School and Communities Initiative (GeSCI)

Federal Road Safety Crop - Drivers License (FRSC-DL), NIGERIA
Website: www.swglobal.com

“Road kills in Africa and anything that can be done to help prevent and eradicate corruption in the sector to help improve safety and security as our towns and infrastructure are growing is welcome… should be replicated.”
Anne Rachel Inne, Regional Liaison for Africa, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

“Projet innovateur e- business. PPP. Amélioration d’efficacité et de services aux utilisateurs. Haute sécurité.”
Gbanhoun Gilleta Mea-Dilecta, Directrice, AgeNTIC, Cotonou, Benin

Online Registration & Placement Software, ETHIOPIA
Website: www.mcit.gov.et

“One more that can replicated to help ease away from not secure (corrupt) hand written systems where examinations are used to extort money from parents. Can be replicated at all levels.”
Anne Rachel Inne, Regional Liaison for Africa, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

“Augmentation d’effica cité de l’administration Réduction de coût de gestion. Gain de temps Amélioration de la qualité d’informations de la base. Aide à la décision. PPP Nouveaux emplois.”
Gbanhoun Gilleta Mea-Dilecta, Directrice, AgeNTIC, Cotonou, Benin