Tag Archives: ICT4Democracy

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...

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...

SMS System Boosts Reporting of Human Rights Abuses in Tanzania

Untitled1 Growing the capacity of citizens and civic groups including human rights networks to use Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to foster free speech, human rights,...

Local leaders in Kasese District Trained in e-Governance

DSC01818 This month, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and the E-Society Resource Centre Kasese trained local leaders in Kasese...

Exploring The State of Internet Freedom in Africa

Untitled What is the price of security? Should it be your online freedom?  By Juliet Nanfuka Where do human rights and online rights meet? Is there...

New Spider Research Publication on ICT4D in East Africa

Screen Shot 2014-01-14 at 08.41.02 The publication “ICT for Anti-corruption, Democracy and Education in East Africa” is the first product of the Swedish Programme for ICT in Developing Region (Spider)’s...

ICT4Democracy in East Africa Newsletter August 2013

ICT4Dem_Aug2013_Newsletter_Front page The ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network recognises that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has the potential to increase citizens’ participation in decision-making processes, thus strengthening...

We are watching you! Tech helps Africans hold governments to account

130806155727-map-kibera-map-horizontal-gallery  By Loren Treisman (CNN) — With hundreds of millions of Africans owning mobile phones, citizens are becoming increasingly well connected. This is providing a powerful opportunity...

ICT4Democracy in East Africa April 2013 Newsletter

Pages from ICT4Dem_newsletter-Apr2013 In its April 2013 publication, the ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network – of which CIPESA is a member – highlights stories and experiences from the field. Download...