The Influence of Technology on Governance (in Africa)

Kenya Tweets, a Kenyan social media research and consultancy firm recently released the first of several reports investigating the use of Twitter by various presidential candidates ahead of the 2013 national elections. This first report (a mini-report really) investigates Martha Karua’s engagement on Twitter: mentions, hashtags, sentiment analysis, key words used in tweets by her […]

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Innovating for the People: How Africa is using Technology for Better Governance.

This post is the forth and last article in a four-part series on Africa: The Present Frontier. Follow this special series by interacting with parts one, two and three . On his first day in office, US President Barrack Obama signed the Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government start the process that led to the Data.gov we […]

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[VIDEO] Nigeria: Governance on Social Video

Nigeria is taking it’s governance initiatives to social video via YouTube:

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SA Innovation Fair

For one whole week in April, 2010 from 12th to 15th, in Cape Town, South Africa, innovators will be invited to showcase their ideas on how to use technology to bring change to the world. Innovators can submit their proposals for how to solve social, governance and other problems on the official website. Proposals are […]

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