Tag Archives: Open Data

Data Revolution – The Reality for African Countries

Open_Data_stickers By Aroob Syedah Iqbal | IBM, the American multinational technology and consulting firm, reports that 2.5 quintillion (10^18) bytes of data are being generated everyday...

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)...

Using ICT to Promote the Right to Information: Perceptions of Ugandan Citizens and Public Officials

RTIug5 By Juliet Nanfuka | Towards the end of 2014, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) conducted research into how...

Here’s What CIPESA is Up To in 2015

Internet_Cafe ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network: With funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), CIPESA is coordinating this project, which includes sub-granting to the...

Uganda Government Launches Open Data Readiness Assessment

Open_Data_stickers By Ashnah Kalemera The government of Uganda has officially launched an Open Data Readiness Assessment (ODRA) study to review the country’s state of play of...

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...

Improving eGovernment Initiatives: A Global Concern

8976269111_638309ef41_z By Lillian Nalwoga At the end of May, Finland hosted an international conference to discuss ways of improving eGovernment programmes. In particular, the conference attended...

Africa Counts RoundTable Comes to Kampala

AfricaCounts Open Data for improved resource allocation and effective service delivery in Uganda was the theme of the latest Africa Counts roundtable held in Kampala, Uganda...

CIPESA, A Snapshot

Main cipesa logo In 2013, we continue to work to promote the inclusiveness of the information society. Under three thematic areas (Internet Governance, ICTs for Democracy and Open...

Transparency and Accountability Community of Practice Launched

default-thumb-placeholder The Transparency and Accountability Initiative (T/AI) has launched a community of practice to bring together development partners, civil society organisations and researchers to expand the...