ANLocCompleted Terminology Sets
ANLoc partners have completed work on 2500 Information and Communications Technology terms, with a particular eye to software localization, for the following languages: Akan, Amharic, Arabic, French, Kinyarwanda, Lingala, Luganda, Songhay, Yoruba, and Zulu. We invite you to download the data and make use of it in all of your localization and ICT activities.
French FOSS Localisation Training - Mali
This is the second training of a series of FOSS Localisation trainings in different parts of Africa. The French training is organized in partnership with the Association of Malian Linux Users (AMULL) in Mali, and will be held in AGETIC, one of the public ICT centers in Bamako, from the 6th of December until the 9th.
Mohomodou Houssouba the team leader of the Songhai localisation team will lead the French training and will be assisted by Abdrahmane ANNE from AMULL.
We are expecting 11 participants from 9 African countries including Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Cote d'Ivore, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger and Rwanda.
Firefox 4 beta 7 has been released in 4 ANLoc languages; Akan, Lugandan, Northern Sotho and Songhay. The product is already very stable, so you can test and get people using these languages now. Please do your bit for digital inclusion by sharing this good news.
Arabic FOSS Localisation Training - Egypt
The third and last training of a series of FOSS Localisation trainings is the Arabic training, which will be organized in partnership with Arabize in Egypt, and will be held in Flamenco Hotel in Zamalek, Cairo from the 10th of December until the 13th.
Manal Hassan and Khaled Hosny of Arabeyes will be training 11 participants from 5 countries, namely: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Palestine.
English FOSS Localisation Training - Ghana
ANLoc Training sub-project is holding three software localisation training events, each of them will be conducted in a different language: English, French and Arabic.
The English training is organized in partnership with Kasahorow in Ghana, and is being held in the Kofi Annan Center of Excellence in ICT, in Accra from the 30th of November to the 3rd of December.
Dwayne Bailey will be training 9 participants from 6 African countries: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda and Uganda, and he will be assisted by Jojoo Imbeah from Kasahorow.
The Sun City Hotel. 4 stars
Cathedral Peak Hotel Winterton 4 stars
Spier Hotel Stellenbosch 4 stars
Kensington Place Hotel Cape Town 4 stars
Costa Smeralda Hotel Margate 3 stars