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Reflections on Uganda’s Draft Data Protection and Privacy Bill, 2014

Data Towards the end of 2014, Uganda’s government through the National Information Technology Authority (NITA-U), Ministry of Information Communication and Technology (MoICT) and the Ministry of...

In Search of Local Knowledge on ICTS in Africa

Carnegie-LIT-REVIEW-Cover By reviewing and comparing literature on the role of ICTs in statebuilding and peacebuilding in Africa, with a particular focus on neighboring Somalia, Kenya, and...

Citizens’ Use of ICTs in Social Accountability in Uganda’s Kasese District

esociety resource centre1 By Ashnah Kalemera The eSociety Resource Centre Kasese is a community centre hosted by the Kasese district local government in Western Uganda. It acts as...

Building Africa’s Capacity on Internet Governance

Participants listening to a speaker at the African School of Internet Governance By Juliet N. Nanfuka The growth of the internet has seen numerous efforts to ensure its equitable and sustainable use. A key outcome is  the...

Documenting the Impact of Aid Cuts on the Peace Recovery and Development Plan (PRDP)

The Kaladima Guru- Guru is one  of a  few main roads in the area. The broken culvert has rendered the road impassible 
for vehicles. By Lillian Nalwoga Between March and July 2014, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) in partnership with the Northern...

ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network Activities Update

Network Update By Juliet N. Nanfuka The network of seven partners (profiles) unified under the ICT4Democracy in East Africa initiative have since 2011 jointly worked to enhance...

What does the future hold for the Internet Governance Forum?

IGF By Juliet N. Nanfuka As the dust settles following the ninth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) which was held in Istanbul, Turkey between 2 and 5...

ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network to Participate in Inaugural Buntwani Conference

Buntwani Logo The ICT4Democracy in East Africa network will participate in the first Buntwani conference scheduled to take place October 7–8, 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference...

Can the media help save the Peace Recovery and Development Project?

A participant listens intently during discussion on PRDP reporting By Emily Mullins In early July, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) met with members of the Northern Uganda...

CIPESA’s Reflections on the Third Africa Internet Governance Forum, 2014

afig-header By Lillian Nalwoga. With the internet projected to reach almost 20 per cent of the Africa population in 2014, it becomes important to discuss modalities...