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In the past seven years, citizens in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have experienced a series of intentional interruptions to online communications, affecting the exercise of rights to freedom of expression and information as well as access to services.
The first shutdown of digital communications reported in DRC was in December 2011. The shutdown affected SMS, and lasted 25 days. At the time, few people appreciated the magnitude of this state-initiated act or knew how to…Continue
Added by Arsene Tungali on April 3, 2017 at 7:58pm — No Comments
Arsene Tungali B. is a Congolese (DRC) young leader and role model, passionate about issues related to youth, media, leadership and ICT among others. He is also an entrepreneur running both a nonprofit and a business. Mr Tungali has received recognitions such as the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders award, a program started by President…Continue
Added by Arsene Tungali on April 11, 2016 at 12:41pm — No Comments
The workshop brought together speakers from various organisations to share their perspectives on the various threats children face online, and what their organisations are doing to address these threats.
The moderator, Laksmi Shita, Program Development Manager at HIVOS Southeast Asia, started by explaining one of the reasons why she was here: “I am privileged to be moderating this session…Continue
Added by Arsene Tungali on April 11, 2016 at 12:38pm — No Comments
Responding the the MAG Renewall call and Ginger's email, i would like to submit my nomation for your attention. I hope to have your votes regarding my background and my goals once elected at the MAG:
Full name: TUNGALI BAGUMA Arsene
Nationality: CONGOLESE (DRC)
Country of residence: Democratic Republic…
Added by Arsene Tungali on January 14, 2013 at 2:20pm — No Comments
Here are some ideas I posted in last week chat transcripts (Diplo Policy Research-IGCBP12) and thought they would help for information. I would like to hear your thoughts.
Consultation in DRC
In DRC, public consultation has never been done. In my opinion, I have never been consulted in anything regarding government’s policy. Consultation is almost done in traditional way, just few people. Regarding the laws, MPs are making them and discuss them in small groups…Continue
Added by Arsene Tungali on November 8, 2012 at 10:57am — No Comments
LAst week, someone told me without giving further explanations that there is a clear difference between "e-business" and "e-commerce". This was when i lunched the online debate that we are doing each week with my organization Rudi International through it's program called "Rudi for Women and Girls Online" on that topic.
I didnt think about it right when i posted the topic on our Facebook page…Continue
Rudi International: An experience on e-participation, the first month!
I am going to share with you an evaluation of our e-debates on ICTs. Rudi International is the organization I am Co-founder of and now the Executive Director. The organization aims to link the African diaspora with those on the continent inciting them all to partake to the development of Africa. We launched an ICT specialized program,…Continue
Added by Arsene Tungali on July 5, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments
I am currently a web reporter for an online website. We are called somehow "freelance", i think it's the right spelling. I've been writing since two years now and i can call myself a journalist because i am reporting on news, fresh news from the ground.
Again, i am running my own, personal blog where i post everything coming to my mind, my daily life and some special info that i want to give to the public. It's a newest one and non professional at all :). See my blog…Continue