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The Five Hundred Year Archive

The Five Hundred Year Archive (FHYA) project is the focus of Grant’s post-doctoral research fellowship at the Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative. The FHYA aims to develop and promote understandings of the archival possibilities of materials located both within and outside of institutions and to facilitate their engagement. Project Focus The project team has […]

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McNulty Consulting Theory of Change: Local Knowledge in Local Languages

McNulty Consulting has developed an exciting new theory of change that focuses on local content in local languages. It is aligned to the South African government’s National Development Plan, the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and the United Nations’ developments goals, defined in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The theory of change advances the idea […]

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Access, Skills and Development in Africa
: Local Knowledge in Local Languages

Niall will be presenting on the Ulwazi Programme in Session 174a at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Cape Town on Wednesday, 19th August at 11h00. Along with his discussion of the Ulwazi Programme, he will be offering a snapshot of the McNulty Consulting ‘Theory of Change’, which focuses on how a local […]

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Online Content Emanating from Africa

Or the lack thereof… I recently attended the first pan-African Wiki Indaba in Johannesburg. Wiki Indaba was a three-day conference that brought together African Wikimedians and other open knowledge volunteers. Recognising that access to mobile devices in Africa is on the rise and will intensify in the next few years, thereby increasing Africa’s online presence, the […]

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