South Africa has many civic tech organisations, such as Amandla.mobi, Grassroot, GovChat and Vulekamali, which aim to make a real impact on many issues concerning South African citizens. Such organisations make use of different technologies to make a real change. These civic tech organisations often focus on issues pertaining to transparency and accountability, education, citizen participation, open data, governance, journalism and much more.
Curated by Melissa Tsungai Zisengwe of Civic Tech Innovation Network (CTIN)
Our South African civic tech project collection benefits enormously from CTIN’s South African Civic Tech Innovation Database.
CTIN aims to produce and deliver actionable learning through content and events – for African civic tech organisations and initiatives and people active in or interested in innovation in government, transparency, governance, and accountability processes. CTIN works to bring together a community of practitioners — from public and private sector — to promote quicker, smarter innovation that enables accountability, governance, and citizen participation. CTIN encourages people to participate in the network through its Medium publication. For more on CTIN follow and engage with them on their Facebook page and on Twitter (@CivicTechAfrica).
CTIN is based at the Journalism and Media Department at the Witwatersrand University in South Africa. The project is generously supported by an investment from Luminate.
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