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Telecommunications Recommendations for Rural Areas – an Update from Dizha Kieru

An update from Rhizomatica on Dizha Khieru in Mexico, as well as a report from the recent World Telecommunication Development Conference in Dubai including a new recommendation to recognize the...

Nominations Out For The BOBs

The Best of the Blogs award nominations have been posted online. You can sign on today and vote for your favorites. Here is a sampling of some of the submissions...

Winning a Grant, Growing a Community: Orsolya Jenei

To get a sense of how it was to be a micrograntee, we asked Orsolya Jenei, the lead for the Mapping for Niger project, to share some of her experiences...

CLC 2014: Coding for Language Communities

"Can the Subaltern code?" CIDLeS Summer School 2014: Coding for Language Communities, a conference that aims to give everyone the ability to engage digital spaces in their mother tongues.

Indigenous Tweets #IMLD14 Roundup

Last Friday was International Mother Language Day, a celebration of linguistic and diversity. This year Rising Voices and Indigenous Tweets encouraged people to tweet in their native language using the...

Have You Applied Yet? Sign Up Your Blog – It's the BOBs!

Deutsche Welle's yearly contest is open again to bloggers writing in fourteen different languages and multiple categories. The contest - Best of Online Activism - aims to promote freedom of...

[StoryMaker] Privilege Musvanhiri of Mobile Community Zimbabwe

At the StoryMaker Camp held in January in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Privilege Musvanhiri of Mobile Community Zimbabwe. The citizen journalism project took part in a training using the...

[StoryMaker] Vesna Dolinšek of Lam Echaml in Tunisia

At the StoryMaker Camp held in January in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Vesna Dolinšek of Lam Echaml in Tunisia, one of the local coordinators of the project, who shared...

Celebrating a Project Well-Mapped

As the current phase of the Mapping for Niger project draws to an end, the Rising Voices micrograntee celebrated with a ceremony at the University of Niamey.

[StoryMaker] Mustafa El-Ani of the Independent Media Centre Kurdistan

At the StoryMaker Camp held in January in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Mustafa El-Ani of the Independent Media Centre Kurdistan, one of the local coordinators of the project, who...

[StoryMaker] Emad Shenouda of Al Sawt al Hurr in Egypt

At the StoryMaker Camp held in January in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Emad Shenouda of Al Sawt al Hurr in Egypt, one of the local coordinators of the project,...

[Arab Bloggers 14] Dina El Hawary of Meedan

Another participant we spoke to at the Arab Bloggers Meeting was Dina El Hawary from Meedan. She provided an overview of the platform and training for the Checkdesk project that...

[Arab Bloggers 14] Bukeni Waruzi of Witness

During the recent Arab Bloggers Meeting (AB14) held in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Bukeni Waruzi of Witness, who spoke about his role in AB14, and provided some words of...