Practical Insights on Government Policy

3 Reasons Why We Need Human Rights-Based Approach to Digital Media

3 Reasons Why We Need Human Rights-Based Approach to Digital Media

Published on: Sep 11 2019 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Citizen engagement and participation through the use of digital media is a crucial area of work at this point in history and is now being recognized in regulatory...
Apply Now: Paid Science & Technology Policy Fellowships in Washington DC

Apply Now: Paid Science & Technology Policy Fellowships in Washington DC

Published on: Aug 26 2019 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Are you a scientist or engineer? Do you want to learn first-hand about policymaking? To contribute your knowledge and analytical skills for better government services?...
What To Do About Uganda’s Social Media and Mobile Money Taxes?

What To Do About Uganda’s Social Media and Mobile Money Taxes?

Published on: Mar 21 2019 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
In July 2018, the Ugandan government instituted a 200 shilling, or about $0.05 per day excise duty on Over-the-Top (OTT) social media and instant messaging services...
DER Senegal: Innovative Government Funding for African Entrepreneurship

DER Senegal: Innovative Government Funding for African Entrepreneurship

Published on: Dec 19 2018 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Most of the coverage of La Délégation Générale à l’Entreprenariat Rapide – “la DER” in Senegal fund has been in French, yet the Rapid Entrepreneurship...
Top 10 Challenges that ICT Entrepreneurs Face in Zambia

Top 10 Challenges that ICT Entrepreneurs Face in Zambia

Published on: Mar 14 2014 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Recently Wayan Vota brought up the issue, Where Are the B2B Plays in African ICT Start-Ups? If you’re an entrepreneur, I believe that this is the question...
6 Reasons Why eGovernment Succeeded in Colombia, Uruguay, and Panama

6 Reasons Why eGovernment Succeeded in Colombia, Uruguay, and Panama

Published on: May 31 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Reasons Why eGovernment Succeeded in Colombia, Uruguay, and Panama
According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Information Technology Report 2013, the recent experiences of Colombia, Uruguay, and Panama confirm the theories...
Is the Federal Government’s “Buy Nigerian-made ICT” campaign smart technology policy?

Is the Federal Government’s “Buy Nigerian-made ICT” campaign smart technology policy?

Published on: Jun 01 2012 by Sabina Behague - 2 Comments
The National Information Technology Development Agency of Nigeria is enforcing a Federal Government mandatory policy that requires public sector ministries,...