Wairagala Wakabi – Executive Director at CIPESA

wairagala-wakabi-coordinator-ict-policy-researchWakabi has led and coordinated ICT policy research across various countries in east and southern Africa. As Executive Director at CIPESA, he continues leading policy research and driving efforts for cohesive approaches in advocating for online rights and for the use of ICT in democratic processes and civic participation, and in promoting the right to information. He holds an MSc in Informatics (Örebro University, Sweden) and an M.A in Journalism & Media Studies (Rhodes University, South Africa) and a PhD in informatics with a specialisation in e-Government at Örebro University.Wakabi has also been involved in various collaborative researches with African, Asian and North American think tanks and NGOs.