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Blog | March 22, 2016 | Birgit Deuss

Buzzwords like empowerment, good governance and accountability are more than often used by NGOs or policy makers.

For people like me - and I suspect many others - these words often don't reflect what is actually...

Blog | March 24, 2016 | Indra de Lanerolle

Elon Musk, the creator of Space XTesla Motors and SolarCity, is one of the world’s most famous innovators. Born in South...

Blog | March 27, 2016 | Tom Walker

Technology is playing an increasingly prominent part in civil society efforts to strengthen citisens’ voice and hold governments to account in Africa. But to make a technology-driven project successful, picking the right tool is essential....

Blog | April 13, 2016 | Carol Morgan

For many of us, standing up, raising our voice and expressing our opinion is something we take for granted.

We can comment about government services online, protest publicly where we think these services are failing, and feed...

Blog | April 25, 2016 | Vivien Suerte-Cortez

More and more, governments around the world are using the internet to become more open, inclusive and responsive. They spend significant amounts of money in designing and developing new, technology-enabled systems to reach out to...

Blog | May 4, 2016 | Rosemary McGee

Last week’s TICTeC Conference in Barcelona, organised by mySociety, was a reminder of the promise and perils of youth. 

As a young and quickly-evolving field, ‘civic tech’ (its term, not mine) is bursting with ideas,...

Blog | May 23, 2016 | Rafia Malik, Fayyaz Yaseen and Syen Kauser Abba

In 2015, Accountability Lab won one of the top spots in Making All Voices Count's Global Innovation Competition with their project that brings tech-savvy youth activists together with Pakistan's open data...

Blog | May 24, 2016 | Fletcher Tembo

Last week I attended the ICT4D conference in Nairobi, that brought together NGO’s, donors and entrepreneurs to discuss how technology can be used for development - and how (and if) we are moving from innovation to impact. 

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Blog | June 1, 2016 | Anastasia-Areti Gavrili

During the recent ICT4D conference in Nairobi, hundreds of representatives from donor groups, NGOs, tech companies and individual entrepreneurs put their heads together to figure out how we can use technology to achieve the Sustainable...

Blog | June 6, 2016 | Gregory Omondi

On May 13th - 14th, 2016; I represented Making All Voices Count in the Sahara Sparks Conference, the largest ICT event in Tanzania.

The conference aims to bring together ICT stakeholders and lead decision makers to...

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