We'll be integrating Acquia products and services in our curriculum where applicable and we'll be working with Acquia to raise open source and Drupal awareness in educational institutions across West Africa.
Jan / 11 / 2011 / Bantalabs Senegal is hiring Drupal developers
Bantalabs is a Drupal agency with offices in France and Senegal. Bantalabs France works with for-profit entities in Europe and the United States while Bantalabs Senegal tends to work with non-profit organisations and NGO’s throughout Africa.
We build websites, modules and themes, contributing docs and code when we can. We drive our local Drupal community and provide Drupal training for individuals, organizations and community members.
Mar / 11 / 2011 / Announcing DrupalCamp Dakar: April 22nd - 24th, 2011
Mark your calendars: on April 22nd, 23rd and 24th the compound of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie in Dakar is the place to be for Drupal folk far and wide.
Friday April 22nd, we're hosting a Drupal Community Dinner to help everyone get (re)acquainted and demonstrate Senegal's famous Teranga ('hospitality').
Saturday April 23rd: a day of talks and workshops with a continuous coffee bar and terrace.
Sunday April 24th: Drupal breakfast, aka coffee and code, where we'll be discussing the future of the African Drupal Community as well as demonstrate how to contribute code to Drupal and how to convert Drupal 6 modules to Drupal 7.
Today is a day of anniversaries. It also happens to be my birthday, and looking back at the last 5 supercharged Drupal years makes me smile.
Working with Drupal has changed my life and has taken me, a simple open source twiddler, around the world: Kuala Lumpur, Barcelona, Washington, Accra, Szeged, Cologne, Paris and Dakar - to name a few.
May / 16 / 2010 / Drupal in Dakar: a Community on the Move
A little under a month ago we helped organize the first of what we hope to be many regular Drupal meetups in and around Senegal and the rest of West Africa. The Dakar Linux User Group and the Agence Universitaire Francophone graciously offered their facilities for an afternoon dedicated to introducing Drupal.