Tag Archives: Transparency

Tanzania Cybercrime Bill Should Safeguard Citizens’ Rights on the Internet

TzFlag2_Resized By Juliet Nanfuka | Tanzania has published a Cybercrime Bill that makes “provisions for criminalizing offences related to computer systems and Information Communication Technologies” and...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Open Development: The Engine for Uganda’s Advancement

IMG_1695 Press statement to commemorate the International Right to Know Day Kampala 28th September – Today is the International right to know Day. The International Right To...

New Report Shows How ICT is Aiding Citizen Participation in Uganda

Cipesa-0Front-Cover2 A new report by the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) illustrates how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are aiding...