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New Laws in Uganda Restrict Citizens’ Rights

By Juliet Nanfuka Recently introduced laws and regulations in Uganda have caused a stir both within the country and internationally Read more »

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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 »

CIPESA in 2014

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In 2014, we continue to work to promote the inclusiveness of the information society. Under four thematic areas (Internet Governance, ...

Video: Introduction to eSociety Kasese

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Located in Western Uganda, eSociety Kasese is a resource centre that promotes ICT literacy and the use of ICT for ...

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 ...