ICT4Democracy in East Africa April 2013 Newsletter

In its April 2013 publication, the ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network – of which CIPESA is a member – highlights stories and experiences from the field.
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The network is premised on the recognition that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) enhances communication and the right to freedom of expression, as well as the right to seek, receive and impart information. In this respect, ICT has the potential to increase citizens’ participation in decision-making processes, thus strengthening democratisation.

CIPESA Newsletter September 2011

In this issue of the newsletter, read about concerns that Tanzanian authorities are growing intolerant of online activity deemed critical of the government; the link between ICT and open government; how social media could promote democracy; the challenges of accessing public information in Uganda; the ICT-for Democracy in East Africa project; and the Uganda national internet governance Forum. More