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JUG-AFRICA

JUG-AFRICA is an umbrella Group for Java User Groups located on the continent of Africa.The idea behind JUG-AFRICA is to allow JUGs located within Africa to collaborate globally in ways that will ultimately benefit Java developer communities locally.

Website: http://jug-africa.dev.java.net
Members: 12
Latest Activity: May 7

Why JUG-AFRICA ?

Why JUG-AFRICA ? :
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The idea behind JUG-AFRICA is to allow JUGs located within Africa to collaborate globally in ways that will ultimately benefit Java developer
communities locally.
JUG-AFRICA is intended to promote communication between JUGs across
continent.

Individual JUGs will continue to function normally. Affiliation does not in any way involve subordination of local JUGs under JUG-AFRICA. JUG-AFRICA exists solely to serve and support the Affiliated JUGs.

Some benefits to think about :
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* Help new JUGs to grow and introducing JUG Leaders to JUG-Leaders mailing list.
* Organizing regional events throughout the continent
* Searching for sponsors and speakers
* Negotiating bulk discounts (for events, books, courses, certifications etc.) which can be made available to all Affiliates.

Affiliated JUGs :
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Contry || JUG || JUG-AFRICA Contact

Egypt EGJUG Ahmed Hashim
Nigeria AbujaJug Bulama Yusuf
Congo (Kinshasa) RDC-JUG Popol Kayembe
Togo TogoJUG Bertin Abiassi
Egypt MUFIX Hamada Zahera
Congo (Brazzaville) CongoJUG Jean-François Bonbhel
Cameroun CamerJUG Georges Youmbi
Tunisia TnJUG Fadj Zayen
Malia MaliJUG Issa Doucoure
Senegal (West Africa) The West African Java User's Group Michael Levin and Lamine Ba
Angola Angola Java Users Group Josemar Magalhàes

How to affiliate your JUG ? :
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1. Designate a member of your JUG to serve as JUG-AFRICA Contact
2. To subscribe JUG-AFRICA Contact to the users@jug-africa.dev.java.net mailing list

PS : Thanks JUG-USA for the inspiration.

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JavaOne JUG Discount

If you're a JUG member, the JavaOne event team wants you to know there's a special discount for you:"We are offering our JUG’s a special discount for the month of June to register for JavaOne 2014. The discount will provide an additional $200 savings off the current Early Bird price of $1,650. This gives a…Continue

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Check out these cool submissions to the Africa Android Challenge:http://www.androidchallenge.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49The Africa Android Challenge is an opportunity to…Continue

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