Tag Archives: accountability

Using Technology to Advance Human Rights in Kenya

By Catherine Kamatu | Joseph Kitaka, a resident of Yatta in Machakos County, Kenya, has always had an interest in defending human rights. His community...

Promoting inclusive use of ICT in monitoring service delivery in Uganda

ICT4D Story By Lillian Nalwoga | For true democracy to flourish there is need for government transparency, greater access to public information, and inclusion of citizens’ voices...

Access to Information in Tanzania: Laws, Policies and Practice

Tz RTI_Edited By Lillian Nalwoga | Despite the absence of a Right to Information law in Tanzania, advancements in the adoption of Information and Communication technology (ICT)...

Promoting Community Dialogue on Service Delivery Failures in Northern Uganda

The PRDP coordinator for Gulu district Ocen Peter listens to the LC3 of Odek Sub County Adebe Workorach during a talk show on the PRDP. By Gladys Oroma | In 2014, the Collaboration on International Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) in partnership with the Northern Uganda Media Centre...

Understanding Information Flows in the Education Sector in Mayuge, Uganda

Mayuge SIT Report By Juliet Nanfuka A recently concluded Situational Analysis Report focusing on the Education Department in Mayuge District, Eastern Uganda, found that voids exist in the...

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

15991447414_4c8f6c4f3c_z 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...

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...

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...