New media has the potential to drive Nigeria’s political and economic development and build a robust democracy, according to several speakers at a conference on “New Media and Governance: Tools and Trends.” Enough is Enough, a MacArthur grantee, together with other partners explored the role of new media to promote good governance in Nigeria at the two-day event. According to the conference report, speakers, including MacArthur’s Nigeria Country Director Kole Shettima, agreed that pursuing goals via platforms that leverage media, engage youth, and support the two-way information flow between citizens and government can result in extraordinary social and political change.
August 25, 2016 - Publication
A digital arms dealer is believed to have been taking advantage of three security vulnerabilities in popular Apple products in its efforts to spy on dissidents and journalists, according to an investigation by Citizen Lab. Read More
August 24, 2016 - From The Field
A digital tool provided key evidence of the destruction of historic monuments in the international trial against Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, who was charged with the intentional destruction of mausoleums and mosques in Mali. Read More