Botswana's Elections and the Use of Social Media

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Global Voices Online is reporting how social media is playing a role in the latest parliamentary and council elections in Botswana. While they note that their use of social media tools is behind countries like Nigeria, Uganda, or South Africa, there are promising signs that individuals like journalists and students are using such tools to monitor and report on the ongoing elections. One blogger in particular, Patricia Maganu, notes that: read more.

Empowering Women Citizen Journalists: An Interview with Cristi Hegranes

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We really try and get women from all walks of life to be able to participate in our program, the goal being to provide as many unique voices and opportunities as possible. We are also in discussions in Peru, in Burkina Faso, and in Botswana as well. "Now, 18 months later, all of Juana's children are in school.

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