Technology: Voice

A new report launched today examines how social tech ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa can be better supported to achieve greater impact. The study, written by Madeira-ITI and developed in partnership between Comic Relief, Indigo Trust and Nominet Trust looks at emerging technologies and their role in current development practice. In addition, it offers practical and […]

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As I write this post, I’m sat about a kilometre away from the Palace of Westminster, the home of the British Parliament. I can think of few institutions more in thrall to tradition and old ways of doing things than the British Parliament. Indeed, parliaments worldwide seem to revel in rituals and traditions expressed through […]

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Back in November, we announced that we had awarded a grant to Magilatech, a Tanzanian start-up pioneering an innovative approach to parliamentary information. The idea is a voice service that citizens can call through any mobile phone to listen live to parliamentary debates. Citizens will also be able to voice their own opinions on the matters under […]

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The results of projects utilising digital citizen feedback platforms can at times be disappointing. It can be difficult to receive reports from citizens and to ensure that duty bearers (individuals or organisations responsible for service delivery-often government officials or departments) are responsive to them. The Indigo Trust had a conversation with a selection of its […]

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