Africa

Call for applications for the third African School on Internet Governance

22 April 2015
(APC for APCNews)

APC and the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency are pleased to announce the call for applications for the third African Scho

What’s Sierra Leone Like Almost One Year After the Ebola Virus Hit?

Inveneo team member Eric Zan serves as a Senior Field Engineer in the Ebola Response Connectivity Initiative (ERCI). He recently explained his thoughts on the ERCI Project and the difference it has been making in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone. Read his story below on what country is like now almost one year after the virus hit.

Publishing and the art of iteration

Eighteen months ago, “The Rise of the Reluctant Innovator” hit the shelves. The product of a combination of donations, crowdfunding, ten inspiring innovators, an editor with too much time on his hands, and an engaged publisher, the book was always something of an experiment.

Talking ICT4D

Back in 2009 I carried out something of an experiment. Me and Erik Hersman attended ICT4D in Doha. For both of us it was our first time at a ‘professional’ tech-for-development gathering.

Paying Attention to Garissa

On Thursday morning, heavily armed attackers, believed to be members of al-Shabaab, invaded Garissa University and killed 147 students. Mohamed Kuno, a high-ranking al-Shabaab official, has been named by the Kenyan government as the mastermind of the attack.

How to Think About Universal Access

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that any person in possession of a mobile phone must be in want of an Internet connection.  Please allow that mangling of Jane Austen to exist as a placeholder for the assumption that everyone having affordable access to communication infrastructure

Call on the government of South Africa to support the creation of a UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy

26 March 2015
(APC for APCNews)

This week the UN Human Rights Council is expected to consider establishing a Special Ra

New publication: Building access to justice, health care and social rehabilitation for survivors in the Republic of Congo

PERGAMINO
23 March 2015
(Flavia Fascendini for APCNews)

This publication, which is especially useful for women’s rights and ICT for develop

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