Practical Insights on Civil Society

6 African Governments Are Conducting Illegal Digital Surveillance of Citizens

6 African Governments Are Conducting Illegal Digital Surveillance of Citizens

Published on: Mar 17 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The right to privacy and to private communications is a fundamental human right that is enshrined in African constitutions, international human rights conventions...
Apply Now: €160,750 for African Civic Participation Technology Innovations

Apply Now: €160,750 for African Civic Participation Technology Innovations

Published on: Dec 27 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There is an acute need for meaningful participation by African citizens in addressing and solving governance and development challenges across the continent. Civic...
New USAID Primer: Disinformation, Misinformation, and Malinfomation

New USAID Primer: Disinformation, Misinformation, and Malinfomation

Published on: Nov 04 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on New USAID Primer: Disinformation, Misinformation, and Malinfomation
Disinformation is by no means new. Although social media platforms have emerged as the most efficient spreaders of false information, disinformation is also spread...
How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

Published on: Sep 30 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Civic space remains open in only two of Africa’s 54 countries. The reduction in safe public spaces in which democratic debate can take place represents a breach...
New USAID Digital Ecosystem Framework for International Development

New USAID Digital Ecosystem Framework for International Development

Published on: Sep 29 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Digital technologies are becoming more accessible and have brought the promise of enormous benefits from digitalization. These tools and services can advance freedom...
TechCamp Tel-Aviv: Increasing Women’s Empowerment with ICTs

TechCamp Tel-Aviv: Increasing Women’s Empowerment with ICTs

Published on: Jul 11 2012 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
For many years Israel has been considered a high-tech hub producing some of the worlds leading technologies. In fact, Israel has the largest concentration of...