Organisation: ODAC

At Indigo, we are keen to provide more than simply funding and recognise that advice and knowledge sharing can be just as important. Recent work in South Africa has focused on the importance of media and communications to an organisation’s work. This blog post by our grantee, ODAC, reflects on some of the lessons they […]

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The following blog post is reproduced from the ODAC website. The original post can be found here. Non-governmental organisations can be surprisingly slow to adapt (well, perhaps not surprising to all). Particularly when it comes to social media and marketing, there seems little energy to adapt and utilise this consistently shifting but powerful world to […]

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The University of Cape Town‘s Graduate School of Business publishes a fascinating quarterly magazine on social innovation called Inside:Out which looks at how innovation can happen from within African countries.  I’ve written an article on pages 16-19.  It discusses how technology is being used to improve transparency and hold governments to account.  It also explores […]

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In recent decades, the freedom of information and right to know movement has blossomed in countries as diverse as India and Iceland and Latvia and Liberia. At present, more than 90 countries across the world have freedom of information legislation in place. While there is huge variation between countries and the degree to which they […]

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