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Uganda Gov’t Officials Trained in Using Right to Information Portal

By Ashnah Kalemera On November 7, officials from 40 Uganda Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) were trained in promoting Read more »


What does the future hold for the Internet Governance Forum?

By Juliet N. Nanfuka As the dust settles following the ninth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) which was held in Istanbul, Read more »

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ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network to Participate in Inaugural Buntwani Conference

The ICT4Democracy in East Africa network will participate in the first Buntwani conference scheduled to take place October 7–8, 2014 Read more »

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

By Emily Mullins In early July, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) met with Read more »

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

By Lillian Nalwoga. With the internet projected to reach almost 20 per cent of the Africa population in 2014, it becomes ...

Uganda Launches Portal to Support Citizens’ Right to Information

14 August 2014 Press Statement For immediate release Uganda Launches Portal to Support Citizens’ Right to Information The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) ...

Colonial Laws Stunt Internet Freedoms in Tanzania

By Juliet Nanfuka Tanzania’s port of Dar es Saalam is one of the landing stations of the Eastern Africa Submarine Cable ...

Vodafone Reveals Government Requests for Subscriber Information

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By Ashnah Kalemera & Juliet N. Nanfuka The true extent of governments’ surveillance and monitoring of citizens’ communications across the world ...

SMS System Boosts Reporting of Human Rights Abuses in Tanzania

Growing the capacity of citizens and civic groups including human rights networks to use Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to ...

Uganda: When National Security Trumps Citizens’ Internet Freedoms

The Ugandan telecommunications sector was liberalised in 1998, resulting in an influx of service providers - there are currently four ...