CIPESA: ICT Policy Centre for Eastern and Southern Africa

The¬†Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA)¬† promotes decision-making that facilitates the use of ICT in support of development and citizen-centred governance. Through research, advocacy and debates, it aims to enable policy makers and other stakeholders in Africa to understand how to leverage ICT policies and tools to improve livelihoods, improve […]

Africa Parliamentary Knowledge Network meets

26 October 2010 PAP Midrand: Senior parliamentary officials, academics and information and communication technology experts from Africa and beyond met in the First Plenary of the Africa Parliamentary Knowledge Network (APKN), which was jointly hosted by the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) and the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. As a broad platform for the […]

World e-Parliament Conference Opens

The 2010 edition of the World e-Parliament Conference has officially opened at the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) with delegates from eighty (80) parliaments and five continents attending. The conference is aimed at sensitizing parliaments across five continents on the need to use modern technology to help improve communication with their constituents, particularly at the grassroots. Thomas […]

African Parliamentary Knowledge Network Launched

The African Parliamentary Knowledge Network (APKN) was formally introduced to the Speakers of the continent’s parliaments at a conference held at the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) on 8-9 October. APKN is an ambitious project covering a range of issues, each with it own subdomain on the portal. These include: Africa News Monitor (an automated news aggregator […]