The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and Balancing Act, with support from the Open Society Institute (OSI), are undertaking an initiative which looks at the at the benefits and challenges that come with the transition to digital broadcasting in West Africa and the policy issues that need to be addressed.
Like in many communities of Uganda wife battering, marital rape, denial of love, defilement, grabbing of widows properties, early and forced marriage, forced prostitution, defilement, sexual harassment, widow inheritance and other forms of violence against women (VAW) seem to be normal practices in the rural communities of Busia District.
Women and girls suffer quietly because according to t
Mahyoro Rural Information Centre (MARIC) explores the use of ICTs to liberate Kamwenge women and girls from the global scourge o
Tackling a recurring challenge of our times, this spans all geographic borders across the globe.
APC welcomes the recent ruling of an Egyptian court that fined former president Mubarak and two of his aides $90 million for cutting internet and cell phones during the Egyptian revolution.
APC welcomes the recent ruling of an Egyptian court that fined former president Mubarak and two of his aides $90 million for cutting internet and cell phones communications during the Egyptian revolution earlier thi
James Nguo, regional director of the Arid Lands Information Network (ALIN) has been working on rural community knowledge centres in Kenya for over four years. This work has been recognised by the Ashoka Global Academy, an organisation that promotes social entrepreneurship through small grants and fellowships.
Amid mounting protests over fuel and food prices, the Ugandan government called on ISPs to block access to Facebook and Twitter.