Africa

International development: A problem of image, or a problem of substance?

The world has problems. Big problems. They need big answers, ambitious projects and innovative solutions. And that costs money. Lots of it. Three trillion dollars over the past sixty years, if the research is to be believed. Fixing stuff is big business.

Call for Applications for the second African Internet Governance School 2014

JOHANNESBURG
3 September 2014
(APCNews)

APC and the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency–e-Africa Programme call for applications to

Barcamp Nairobi 2014 Edition

Barcamp Nairobi 2014Barcamp Nairobi 2014 is set to begin, seven years after the first one was held.

#NotAnotherDay in Prison for Egyptian Activists

27 August 2014
(APCNews)

APC strongly condemns the continued and arbitrary detention of Alaa Abd El Fattah and Sanaa Seif for violation of Egypt’s highly

Rethinking livelihoods.

This post appeared on the PopTech blog and has been republished with permission. You can read the original post here.

News reports on Michael Brown’s death: how do mourners become a “mob”?

Around noon on Saturday, an 18-year old African American teenager, Michael Brown, was shot and killed by a local police officer in Ferguson, MO, a suburb of St. Louis. Accounts differ as to the events that preceded the shooting. The St.

Kazi ya Mkono

Entrepreneurs who succeed are hungrier, and the get their hands dirty. A couple stories:

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

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