Memories

A first pilot edition was conducted successfully in 2016 by three posts of the French Cultural Network in Africa, the Jean Rouch Franco-Niger Cultural Center in Niamey, the Institut français of Mauritania and the Institut français of Togo.

Togo

Togo

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The Institut Français of Togo has organized a ‘‘Digital Culture Week’’ in the aim of democatizing the digital sector, one that promises growth and employment through different events, free of charge and open to everyone. The buzz words are thinking, creating, coding, undertaking, playing and guiding in all the scheduled events; namely workshops on free software, encounters with digital actors, moments to give thought to digital content production. In parallel, the ‘’French Touch in Web Creation’’ exhibit proposed by the Institut Français of Paris and Transmedia Immersive University has presented French web creations known for their sense of innovation and unique quality.

Further information on the Institut Français of Togo website

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Mauritanie

Within the scope of the “Digital Paths” program, the Institut Français of Nouakchott has organized different workshops for the general public, with an introduction to codes, social networks, digital production as well as a local professional meeting with actors from the Moroccan and Senegalese digital scene, Ker Thiossane and MakerMind.

Further information on the Institut Français of Mauritania website

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Within the scope of the “Digital Paths” program, the Institut Français of Nouakchott has organized different workshops for the general public, with an introduction to codes, social networks, digital production as well as a local professional meeting with actors from the Moroccan and Senegalese digital scene, Ker Thiossane and MakerMind.

Further information on the Institut Français of Mauritania website

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Niger

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What is being offered is coding workshops for a young public and workshops on free software, days devoted to the future and use of free license and the public domain, professional meetings with digital actors, etc., all with the objective of democratizing the digital revolutions in progress and making them accessible to all.

The French association DCALK has proposed sessions for the purpose of presenting and leading activities related to the Ludobox, a true digital game library ensured by an offline tool for game sharing with an open license. Several work sessions on the Ludobox & Culturebox projects have opened to the public, as well as a lecture based on the theme of shared knowledge resources, and a meeting with the CIPMEN incubator and the young start-ups it has been assisting.

Further information on the CCFN of Niamey website

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