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As part of efforts to facilitate use of African languages on computers and the internet, several QuickTopic message boards with language- or country-specific topics were established in 2001-2004 (plus one in 2009). Sometimes the technical issues of particular language orthographies, questions of standardization of orthographies of particular languages, or language & ICT policy issues differ among languages, and it seems important to provide fora to discuss these. Currently only the Igbo, Hausa, and Yoruba boards are open; the others are currently closed to further posts.
Bisharat also maintains lists (and archives of lists) for discussion of issues crossing linguistic and country boundaries.
For a full list of A12n resources, see the "A12n Gateway" at http://www.bisharat.net/A12N (currently under revision)

Topic name Latest post [ ET (US) ]  Msgs Creator
Igbo language and ICT 06-21-2018 03:01 AM 1163   BisharatNet
Yoruba language and ICT 05-12-2018 07:09 AM 856   BisharatNet
Hausa charsets and keyboards 09-29-2015 10:29 AM 150   BisharatNet
Langues Béninoises et les NTIC 08-30-2013 08:13 PM 266   BisharatNet
Swahili Advanced Computer Applications (SACA) 08-30-2013 09:15 AM 382   BisharatNet
Ghanaian languages and ICT 08-30-2013 08:02 AM 114   BisharatNet
Ibibio, Efik, Anaang and ICT (fonts, keyboards, applications) 08-30-2013 07:57 AM 157   BisharatNet
Langues Togolaises et les NTIC 08-30-2013 06:41 AM 138   BisharatNet
Langues Sénégalaises et les NTIC 08-30-2013 06:24 AM 61   BisharatNet
Langues Burkinabè et les NTIC 08-30-2013 06:20 AM 114   BisharatNet
Afro-Arabic_symbols2.pdf 11-04-2011 02:13 AM 11   BisharatNet
Comments on Afro-Arabic_symbols.pdf 04-07-2005 02:17 PM 35   BisharatNet
African Keyboards Development Issues 04-03-2005 07:54 PM 29   BisharatNet