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Local leaders in Kasese District Trained in e-Governance

This month, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and the E-Society Resource Centre Kasese Read more »

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AfricaICTResearch.org: New Portal on ICTs, State and Peace Building Research in Africa

Although the use of Information and Communication Technologies by citizens and governments in Africa is growing exponentially, there is limited Read more »

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Towards an African Declaration on Internet Rights

As internet usage continues to grow in Africa, so does the interest by governments to monitor users’ online activities. This Read more »

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Exploring The State of Internet Freedom in Africa

What is the price of security? Should it be your online freedom?  By Juliet Nanfuka Where do human rights and Read more »

Civil Society’s Proposals on The African Cybersecurity Convention

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In December 2013, the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) led online discussions on the proposed African Union Convention on Cyber ...

New Spider Research Publication on ICT4D in East Africa

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The publication “ICT for Anti-corruption, Democracy and Education in East Africa” is the first product of the Swedish Programme for ...

Internet Rights in Uganda: Challenges and Prospects Workshop Report

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The Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA, www.cipesa.org) in conjunction with Unwanted Witness Uganda (www.unwantedwitness.or.ug) ...

Q&A: Uganda Government Develops Social Media Guidelines

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The internet and indeed social media plays a key role in improving communication between citizens, government-to-government interactions and at government-to-citizen ...

Online Discussions on Promoting Internet Freedoms in Africa

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The Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) to co-host discussion ...

ICT4Democracy in East Africa Newsletter August 2013

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The ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network recognises that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has the potential to increase citizens' participation ...