Africa Uses Tech to Shine a Light on Genocide


A colleague – member of Toronto based Ecumenical Communicators group – shared this interesting article from ReadWriteWeb about how social media is being used in Africa thanks to Ushahidi and other ICT platforms.

Ushahidi, is a non-profit tech company that specializes in developing free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. It was effectively used in mapping reports related to the infamous 2007 presidential elections chaos in Kenya. Check out their website here…


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