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"If she can do it, why can't I?" Ni Sisi! launched

Ni Sisi, a new multi-media campaign which promotes the idea that citizens can bring about change themselves, rather than waiting for governments, politicians, donors or NGOs to do it for them, was launched on 15 November 2012.

Anti-corruption campaign in Uganda

In marking Uganda's 50 year anniversary, TRAC FM teamed up with a number of other radio stations and John Paul II Justice and Peace Centre, to implement an anti-corruption campaign.

Opening up government spending

Twaweza launched the Tanzania Budget Explorer (TBE) in March 2012. This briefing note serves as a guide on how to use the data. The briefing highlights the different functionalities of the TBE and the ways in which the data can be interrogated.

Open data and the future of news

Twaweza attended the Tanzania Media Leaders Roundtable on Open Data and the Future of News. The aim of the session was to seek high-level buy in for data driven journalism in Tanzania. Although the focus was on print media outlets, a number of broadcasters were represented as well.

Sauti za Wananchi mobile phone survey baseline takes off

Uwazi at Twaweza has just launched the baseline survey for Sauti za Wananchi (Voices of Citizens), a new initiative that uses mobile phones to regularly collect information from a broad cross-section of Tanzanian citizens.

Open Africa Meeting Seeks to Democratize Data

A keen eye on outcomes and the willingness to take risks and learn from failures were highlighted as key elements for success in development projects by Twaweza Head, Rakesh Rajani, in his address to participants at the Open Africa Summit in Zanzibar.

Making All Voices Count | Seeking Fund Manager

Making All Voices Count is a new fund that seeks to revitalise the relationship between government and citizens through supporting innovation, scaling-up and research in the use of technology.
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