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Second Grant to Follow the Money

In March 2015, Nigerians go to the polls to vote in Africa’s largest election. Yet a vote every four or five years does little to ensure responsive, responsible day-to-day government for ordinary citizens. This is a problem recognised by the Follow … Continue reading

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Grant Awarded to Ground Source

Readers of this blog will be aware that we have made a number of grants to South African organisations in recent months as part of a push to increase our work there in the transparency and accountability space.

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Second Grant to Fruits of Thought

Uganda’s open data scene looks interesting at the moment and we’re glad to be able to support it through some of our grants. We recently awarded a grant to Development Research and Training for their open data work in the … Continue reading

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A Further Grant to WOUGNET

We have previously worked with Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) on a service delivery project that you can read more about here. We are delighted to announce a second grant to them of £19,673. This funding will go towards training  … Continue reading

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Grant Awarded to Daily Maverick

Within a short space of time South Africa’s digital newspaper, Daily Maverick, has become a trusted, go-to resource for insightful journalism and interesting commentary. Their most famous moment came in 2012 when they broke the news of the Marikana miners’ strike massacre … Continue reading

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Honesty Oscars

‘I’d like to take this opportunity to thank my producer and inspirational director, my wonderful co-stars, my parents, my pet dog…’ This is the sort of thing you are guaranteed to hear at pretty much any Oscars ceremony, but perhaps not at … Continue reading

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A Grant to Swahili Box

SwahiliBox is Mombasa’s own technology open space focusing on socio-economic technology empowerment, inspiring and developing individuals and helping them develop new and innovative ideas through networking, access to training and support and professional mentoring and coaching. It’s one of the … Continue reading

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