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Reflections on #Tech4Gov Competition in Pakistan

(Blog post by Hyshyama Hamin, Programme Office, Making All Voices Count)
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Beyond Voting: Using Ushahidi to help citizens protect their elections

Elections are an important and integral aspect of democracy, meant as a mechanism with which citizens hold their leaders to account for past actions and future promises.

Announcing Ushahidi v3.0.0-beta.17 release!

It’s been a couple of weeks since we last saw an Ushahidi Release. But, there’s been a lot happening in the background leading up to today:

The influence of social and cultural factors on sense making of technology innovation

By Monica Nthiga, Programme Officer, Africa, and Kevin Fender, Fellow, Making All Voices Count.

Announcing the Release of SMSsync v2.8.0

After several pre-releases of SMSsync, we’re happy to announce the release of SMSsync v2.8.0 on the Google Playstore.
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Status Update regarding Ushahidi Deployments for Nepal

As online volunteers mobilize and international aid begins to flow in response to the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal, we have been reviewing known deployments of our software in the country. As an organization, Ushahidi is not currently managing a deployment of our software and we have no plans to do this.

Supporting Online Volunteer Response to the Nepal Earthquake

By Shadrock Roberts, Director, Resilience Network Initiative

Connecting Digital Networks to strengthen electoral processes: A NEW SIGN OF HOPE

Guest post by Oludotun Babayemi. He is the Co-Founder of Connected Development [CODE]. He spends most time using data to tell stories of marginalized communities while building capacity of CSOs, media & government ministries, department and agencies on the importance of open data and how to effectively use data for maximum impact. He tweets via @dotunbabayemi