Africa

Time for a Donor Funding Charter?

Innovation isn’t about green bean bags and whacky idea sessions. It is a long term business development strategy
Lucy Gower

ICTs, public access and the African Internet Governance Forum

MONTREAL
1 August 2014
(ET for APCNews)

APC’s Emilar Gandhi recently returned from the African Internet Govern

Public consultation: African declaration for internet rights and freedoms

31 July 2014
(ET for APCNews)

Earlier this year, civil society organisations drafted the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms in

Free Zone 9 Bloggers

Once upon a time, there was a blog.
It was written in Amharic, the dominant language in Ethiopia, by a team of young journalists and thinkers who wanted to have an open, public conversation about the future of their nation.

Field of dreams

Two years ago this summer, long-time friend Erik Hersman and I took a stroll through this grass meadow in St. Ives, a small market town in Cambridgeshire where I work from a small office above a supermarket. Erik was on holiday, but that didn’t stop us taking a long walk discussing life, family and work.

Egyptian sumo wrestler bests a grand champion. Twice. While fasting for Ramadan.

My regular readers know that I’m a fan of sumo, and am especially interested in the globalization of the sport. The top three rikishi (wrestlers) in Japanese sumo are from Mongolia, and top ranks of the sport have recently featured competitors from Bulgaria, Georgia, Russia, Estonia and Brazil.

Born Behind Bars: Extending Mandela's Legacy

“Nothing ever haunted me more than the children who lived behind bars with little or nothing to go by,” says Romy Titus, a journalist and sportscaster in South Africa, and one of 500 fellows taking part in the
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