This sets up Ajax pagination in CakePHP 1.3 by using the AjaxHelper class but in 2.0, this functionality has been delegated to the JsHelper. I removed that line from the code and was on my way from then on. Refer to this link in the official documentation to properly set up Ajax Pagination in CakePHP 2.0; all that is needed is the RequestHandler component, and the Js Helper.
What is Google’s game plan in Africa? Google has ramped up its operations significantly in sub-Saharan Africa over the past few years and currently has offices in six countries across the region. Some of the services Google has rolled out in the region include: the Google Apps Supporting Programs (GASP), which facilitate online learning through Google; Wazi WiFi in Kenya that provides high-speed wireless internet at a low-cost; and a TV White Spaces pilot in South Africa, which covers large areas with broadband. In addition, YouTube is available in a number of African languages such as East Africa’s Swahili, Ethiopia’s Amharic and South Africa’s IsiZulu and Afrikaans. Google has even launched a virtual Amharic keyboard which allows Ethiopians to search for and upload videos containing Ethiopic text, eliminating a real barrier to broadcasting themselves.
A global start-up competition, Startup World that aims to find the next Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg and entrepreneurs building the next Facebook or Google is coming to Africa this year.This year, Startup World would be holding pitching competitions in 36 cities world-wide, including Cape Town in South Africa, Nairobi in Kenya, Dar Es Salam in Tanzania and Kigali in Rwanda.
Mobile Entertainment Africa 2012 is coming back to Cape Town August 29th/30th. Building on the success of the critically acclaimed and sold out inaugural event, MEA2012 will once again feature a superb format, top notch 5* venue and a best-in-class speaker faculty.
French mobile provider Orange is rattling feathers in Senegal. A new movement was created to protest its business practices in the region. This movement was born spontaneously on Facebook due to the many complains lodged agains the company whose phone and data contracts seem to be set up to fleece users by remaining vagues on contract details and providing minutes and data allowances with timed expiration dates. The Facebook group is called “Si toi aussi tu te sens arnaque par Orange” roughly translated to “If you too feel cheated out by Orange”. It currently has 12000 members and plan to reach 30000 in less than six weeks. Irate consumers include students, unemployed adults and workers. They are asking Orange to stop its “unjustified” billing practices, deceitful advertising, and billed customer service calls.
Yookos launches job portal for youth, targets 20 million users by year-end.The newly launched job portal is in line with the developer firm’s efforts to reach the whole population.
The jobs site, “Yookos Jobs” will connect the youth in Africa and across the world. Yookos Jobs is hosted on Yookos.com platform and features job opportunities and real time career guides focused on the youths in Africa and in the diaspora.
According to a February Opera State of the mobile web report, Egypt, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana make up the top five countries with the largest mobile penetration per capita in Africa.
IT News Africa, an online news site focused on technology in Africa, has launched a quarterly ICT magazine brand named the African Innovator.The African Innovator magazine will focus on innovations in Africa and their contributions, the brains behind them and challenges facing the ICT sector and related businesses across the continent. Women influencing the sector will be listed in addition to ways of accelerating progress on achieving millennium development goals, MDG’s.
AfriqueITNews,ca good source of IT News (now if they would only provide a RSS feed) specially in French speaking countries is launching in Senegal its 30 day app challlenge called Ianota Startup Challenge. Developers have 30 days to come up with a web or mobile app based on 50 preselected projects and they will get to present on August 31st.
Effiwe.net, an academic resource site for African medical personnel, now boasts of a vast database of free online resources for download by registered subscribers. The site is presently stirring the spectre of clinical practice in Nigeria with a number of medical trainees and practitioners logging in for health information resources.
The biggest failure of Africa after half a century of independence, is the complete collapse of its educational system. No African university, college, or school is listed in the World Top 100, or Top 500 […] while waiting for better schools in Africa, I could only advise students and parents looking for universities abroad to do a little bit of homework.
The amount of people that are using the Opera Mini browser for mobile phones has increased significantly in the last year, most notably in Africa.
Kenya: Why It’s So Hard for Software Developers to Get Loans? If headlines, white noise on social media and venture capital competitions are anything to go by, Nairobi’s belly should have burst open by now, Alien-style, and spawned lots and lots of baby ICT enterprises. That hasn’t happened yet. And I am not that surprised…