ICTDev Pulse

Big data innovation as part of a Data Revolution in Africa

Author: 
Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis
This weekend, ministers from numerous African

Violence Early Warning System for Nigerian Elections, 2015

The Nigerian elections are happening this weekend and over the coming week and Ushahidi has been working with the Stakeholder Democracy Network (SDN), and developers Dan Woods and Quinn Lee to create an early warning dashboard for violence in the run up, during and immediately after the elections.

DFID Review of Digital in Development Programmes

The purpose of this review was to benchmark the UK Department for Internationa Development's activities on digital and to support the development of an overarching vision for digital work in their programmes.  It found that digital technologies can add value to their development interventions and help them to reach greater numbers of poor and marginalised people more quickly and cost-effectivel

Dominican Republic Focuses on Health Workforce Systems to Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation

USAID/Dominican Republic has awarded IntraHealth International a two-year associate award to build on CapacityPlus’s achievements in the Dominican Republic.

APC welcomes decision to appoint Special Rapporteur on Privacy

26 March 2015
(APC for APCNews)

After sustained pressure from civil society organisations, and under the leadership of the gov

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

Inspirational stories from connect:ID – the journey to digital IDs for all

Today marks the end of the connect:ID conference, one of the most influential events in the United States, powered through an alliance with the world’s leading identity industry association.

How Access to Tuberculosis Care Helps a Family in Patna, Bihar

Maina Devi, 30, lives in Patna, a city of 1.6 million people in Bihar, one of India’s poorest states.Until mid-2014, Maina Devi’s life was like that of her neighbors, days spent taking care of the three young children she was raising with he
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