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Blog on the rising tensions in Congo: Chronicle of an Uprising Foretold

CTD researcher Catherina Wilson wrote a blog on the rising tensions in Congo-Kinshasa: http://rumoursontheubangui.tumblr.com/post/154679532052/chronicle-of-an-uprising-foretold


Mirjam de Bruijn, The Cipher Brief, 14 October 2015

  Mirjam de Bruijn’s article Transforming Africa under the Expert Commentary section https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/transforming-africa   Complete feature package on The Rise of Mobile Technology in Africa by The Cipher Brief https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/rise-mobile-technology-africa    


IICD and Microsoft’s online platform to bridge the gap for job seekers and entrepreneurs

Our partner IICD and Microsoft Ghana have launched the ‘TizaaWorks’ online platform, which will be a national one-stop online hub for employability and entrepreneurship. With the World Bank reporting that 65% of Ghanaian youth are unemployed, the platform aims to equip young graduates and school-leavers withRead More


Fieldwork Photo Story in Nigeria by Inge Ligtvoet

I conducted one year of field research in Nigeria from February 2014. It was a very intense year for Nigeria and so it became a very intense year for me in the field. Boko Haram became more violent and omnipresent in Nigerian media. And afterRead More


Is a picture worth a thousand words?

Ouagadougou, May 11th, 2015. In our Western world of written history and text, we often see this as the only place where knowledge is created and spread. Institutionalized knowledge is created and spread through words. Once not written down, something is subject to our ownRead More


Connecting in Times of Power Cuts – Ouagadougou, April 2015

La realite Africaine or c’est la vie are phrases often heard when the power falls short in Ouagadougou. The issue of access to power, energy, and plugs prove to be a new little dimension to connecting and communicating in my research, which I had notRead More


Voice4Thought

Voice4Though: an artistic-academic project reflecting on world issues with and by interesting voices from all over the world This project is part of the research programme ‘Connecting in Times of Duress’ in which the relation between new ICTs, regions in conflict or political oppression, socio-politicalRead More


Crise sociale au Tchad : La menace est bien réelle  

La répression policière… Le matin de 23 avril 2015, les étudiants de la faculté des Sciences de la Santé de l’université de N’Djamena sont descendus dans la rue pour une marche pacifique, revendiquant la bourse, une indemnité qu’ils n’ont pas perçue depuis 6 mois. LeRead More


Une semaine: 23 au 27 mars 2015

Par André SHAMBA. 1. La RDC : En République démocratique du Congo, libération mardi 24 mars de Serge Sivya, activiste du mouvement pro-démocratie LUCHA (Lutte pour le changement) enlevé le soir du samedi 21 mars non loin de chez-lui, dans la ville de Goma à l’EstRead More


Une semaine: 16 au 20 fevrier 2015

Par André SHAMBA. Le Cameroun : En République du Cameroun, une session extraordinaire de la Conférence des chefs d’Etat et de gouvernement du Conseil de paix et de Sécurité de l’Afrique Centrale (Copax) consacrée à la lutte contre Boko Haram a eue lieu le lundi 16Read More