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The Importance of Marketing (and some stuff about Mad Men)

While most of my knowledge of marketing is gleaned from binge-watching Mad Men, even I can appreciate it has a role to play. And while most people undoubtedly associate it with multinational corporations, Hollywood blockbusters and the like, marketing actually … Continue reading

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Grant to African LII

There are fifty-five recognized states in Africa. Only one in Sub-Saharan Africa – Kenya, offers state-funded[1], comprehensive and open access to national legislation for free. Until a few years ago, the rest of the continent remained underserved, as meaningful access … Continue reading

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An Open Data Unconference

Indigo recently supported an open data unconference in Cape Town in collaboration with our grantee, Code for South Africa. The conference proceedings are now available to read. In just a couple of days, the conference examined a huge range of … Continue reading

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Training Grant Awarded to ODAC

Many of Indigo’s grantees in South Africa face similar problems and issues. That’s why we have awarded a grant of £10,000 to the Open Democracy Advice Centre there to work with some of our grantees to improve their skills and … Continue reading

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Grant to Amandla!

Across Africa – the world, indeed – citizens are fighting many of the same battles over resource allocation, spending cuts, taxi justice and a whole swathe of similar issues. One of the things that has revolutionised these battles in recent … Continue reading

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Update from Question Box

We love to hear from our grantees, so we’re delighted when Question Box got in touch. We supported them a few years ago and you can read more about that grant here. Since that time, they’ve been pretty busy and … Continue reading

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Social Justice Coalition Scores Victory for Service Delivery

The following press release was prepared by Indigo grantee, Social Justice Coalition, about their work in South Africa: SAHRC FINDS CITY OF CAPE TOWN’S LACK OF SANITATION PLAN UNREASONABLE AND RACIALLY DISCRIMINATORY Recommendations a victory for residents of informal settlements!

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