My #NGOs4Africa Campaign – Week Two Reflections

This blog covers the period from 16-22 July 2018. The second week of my #NGOs4Africa Campaign is done. I published a number of interesting NGO profiles and articles on my blog, attended the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, which was delivered by former US President Barack Obama, and completed some tough training sessions in between.... Continue Reading →

Afrobarometer – Giving African citizens a voice in policy-making processes

Afrobarometer is a pan-African, non-partisan research network that conducts public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, economic conditions, and related issues in more than 35 countries in Africa. Through its findings, ordinary citizens have a voice in policy-making processes that affect their lives. Established in 1999 with a mission of “Giving voice to Africans”, Afrobarometer is... Continue Reading →

BudgIT – Spreading Access to the Budget and Pathway to Civic Action

BudgIT is a Nigerian civil society organisation that applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with institutional improvement to facilitate societal change. BudgIT’s mission is to use creative technology to simplify public information, stimulating a community of active citizens and enabling their rights to demand accountability, institutional reforms, efficient service delivery and equitable society. It aims... Continue Reading →

Open Institute – Championing Open Government in East Africa

The Open Institute (OI) was established in 2012 to develop policies, tools and knowledge that strengthen citizens’ voices in the governance and development of their societies. Based in Kenya, and operating across East Africa, it collaborates with governments, citizens, civil society organisations and other roleplayers in support of the following objectives: Demonstrate the power of... Continue Reading →

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