Africa: media and technology for transparency and participation

The recent, dramatic events in North Africa and Middle East revealed  a new combination of street activism and online social media to promote change, transparency, awareness. Given great penetration of mobile tools throughout the African continent, could this wave of citizen journalism and crowdsourcing efforts help restore a more open and participatory process?

19.30 saturday 16 april

Sami Ben Gharbia Global Voices
Ndesanjo Macha Global Voices
Lova Rakotomalala Global Voices
Juliana Rotich co–founder Ushahidi
Antonella Sinopoli co–founder Voci Globali

In association with Global Voices