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Can the internet be used as a tool for peace and development in Uganda?

26th August 2016 saw the 10th Uganda Internet Governance Forum (UIGF) take place at the Golf course Hotel in Kampala. The UIGF is held annually and this year it was organized by the Internet Society – Uganda Chapter (ISOC – ...

Internet Shutdown of Social Media in Uganda threats to online expression

Ugandans many of whom are firm users of online expression platforms woke up on polling day to realise all their social media platforms such as Facbook, Twitter and Whatsapp were disconnected. The shameful and unwarranted shutdown of social media platforms ...

Gender gap in ICT and Online gender based violence in Uganda

The Role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Poverty Reduction is widely recognized. In particular, ICTs represent an important tool for women empowerment as they give women more opportunities to start businesses, look for jobs, learn about their rights, ...

Fostering Civic Participation and Public Accountability through use of ICTs: East Africa

The Democratization process of the East African Countries still remains elusive as Civil and Political actors of Governments and top leadership remains major impediments in addressing the underlying problems to social evils such as corruption, poor governance, a declining press ...

WOUGNET hosts DOT’s ReachUp! Program.

Digital opportunity trust is a Canadian international NGO supporting a global network of  DOT organisations leading economic and education change in countries through out Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas. ReachUp! is DOT's foundation economic program. This program trains ...

South-South Institute on Sexual Violence against Men and Boys in Conflict and Displacement

Refugee Law Project in Collaboration with First Step Cambodia, Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Trust New Zealand, Men of Hope Uganda, Men of Peace Uganda and the International Human Rights Law Clinic, University of California Berkeley, conducted the 1st South-South ...

1st ICT graduation for Reach out Wives of Soldiers Association-ROWOSA

Talking about the essential contributions of ICTs in global development, many organizations including rural communities have embraced Information and Communications Technologies as a very important tool for facilitating flow of information, knowledge generation and management as well as the storage, ...

7th Annual E-Gov Africa 2013 March 25 to 27, 2013 in Munyono, Uganda

The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation is organising the 7th Annual E-Gov Africa 2013<http://www.cto.int/events/upcoming-events/e-government-africa/> conference from March 25 to 27, 2013 in Munyono, Uganda, a follow-on to our very successful event last year held in Gaborone.  In anticipation of a high-level presence ...

16 Days of Activism Against GBV

Treat women and girls with respect, Women are human beings too, respect their rights and treat them with respect in the community, home and work place. Is your home, work place and community violence free for women and girls? If not ...

16 Days of Activism

16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence began on 25th Nov. Uganda Theme: From Peace in the Home to Peace in the Nation: Lets fight Violence against Women