The ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network is premised on the recognition that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) enhances communication and the right to freedom of expression, as well as the right to seek, receive and impart information.
The network is composed of 7 partner organisations in Kenya (2), Tanzania (1) and Uganda (4) and this is a brief of their activities over the 10 month period. CHRAGG – Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance CHRAGG deployed an SMS system for human rights and good governance monitoring. The main challenge faced in setting up the system for affordable public use, was with regard to obtaining a toll-free SMS code number from the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority. […]