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What Is Your Activist TV Show Pitch Using ICT4D to Save the World?

What Is Your Activist TV Show Pitch Using ICT4D to Save the World?

Published on: Sep 16 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The Activist is a competition series starting October 22nd on the CBS network that features six inspiring activists teamed with three high-profile public figures...
Is Twitter Now Dead for Lively #ICT4D Discussions? Asking for a Friend…

Is Twitter Now Dead for Lively #ICT4D Discussions? Asking for a Friend…

Published on: Dec 30 2020 by Wayan Vota - 28 Comments
#ICT4D Twitter Used to be Great I remember a heyday of Twitter for ICT4D discussions. Around 2009-2010, Twitter was the place to be for great digital development...
Reinventing the Call Centre for Better Healthcare Services in Uganda

Reinventing the Call Centre for Better Healthcare Services in Uganda

Published on: Feb 07 2018 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Uganda is one of the youngest countries in the world with 81% of Uganda’s population under age 35. Public health programs in Uganda are constantly faced with...
Which African Governments Spy on Technology Users the Most?

Which African Governments Spy on Technology Users the Most?

Published on: Sep 21 2017 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Governments can legally spy on their residents in many ways, most of them hidden from our purview. However, telecommunications companies, now often a target of...
The Technology Aristocracy Is The Problem

The Technology Aristocracy Is The Problem

Published on: Feb 02 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Technology Aristocracy Is The Problem
There is one issue beyond all else that defenestrates the technology ecosystem of Rwanda and Sub Saharan Africa. It is something that every tech entrepreneur in...
Can We Use Twitter to Protect Human Rights in Uganda (and America)?

Can We Use Twitter to Protect Human Rights in Uganda (and America)?

Published on: Jan 23 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Can We Use Twitter to Protect Human Rights in Uganda (and America)?
Since at least 2009, Uganda has experienced a polarized media discourse on sexual minority rights. Politicians and prominent citizens have questioned the ability...
Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Published on: Dec 05 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments
Yesterday’s #ICTchat Twitter Chat was a huge success! Our #ICTchat hashtag brought in over 2.5 million impressions on Twitter with 839 tweets and 135 contributors....
Twitter Chat TODAY #ICTchat – Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Twitter Chat TODAY #ICTchat – Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Published on: Dec 04 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Twitter Chat TODAY #ICTchat – Digital Payments in Developing Countries
Safety and transparency are very important issues when it comes to sending and receiving digital payments within developing countries. Join us on TODAY at 12...
Please RSVP for Our Twitter Chat on December 4th: Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Please RSVP for Our Twitter Chat on December 4th: Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Published on: Nov 19 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Please RSVP for Our Twitter Chat on December 4th: Digital Payments in Developing Countries
Safety and transparency are very important issues when it comes to sending and receiving digital payments within developing countries. Establishing trust in digital...
What Are the Best ICTs to Use in Disaster Management?

What Are the Best ICTs to Use in Disaster Management?

Published on: Jul 23 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on What Are the Best ICTs to Use in Disaster Management?
Thank you to everyone who listened in and participated in last week’s Twitter Chat! ICTworks is especially grateful to our main speakers, Glen Burnett, Lauren...