Ushahidi partners Facebook to monitor Kenya’s General Election on August 8

The crowdsourcing technology company Ushahidi has partnered with Facebook, InfoNET and The Constitution & Reform Education Consortium (CRECO) to monitor Kenya’s General Election on August 8, 2017. Using its Uchaguzi platform, Ushahidi... Read more »

Impacts of Fake News on Social Media.

Consumption of fake news and answers to it will often implicate the freedom of expression. Control designed to combat fake news can hinder the universal right to freedom of expression. At the same... Read more »

Rwanda has the world’s highest voter turnout rate for presidential elections

Across Africa, democratic rule is being sought after by the people. According to the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IIDEA), Rwanda’s 98% voter turnout rate for presidential elections (voting is... Read more »

Africa Election body meets over use of Biometric Technology

Election authorities drawn from several Africa countries are meeting in Accra Ghana under the Association of Africa Election Authorities (AAEA) to share experiences of member countries on the use of biometric technology... Read more »