Dear friends, Spring has arrived and with it, more unexpected turbulence. While we have been busy with our projects countering online incitement to violence in Cameroon and supporting young innovators in South Sudan and Uganda, we’ve also taken steps to respond to the devastating news coming out of Ukraine. Our r0g_Berlin office has become a community collection point…

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Dear friends and supporters, As we start this new year, we at the r0g_agency would like to send out a sincere THANK YOU to our teams and colleagues, friends, funders, and all those who have generously supported our work during this past year! 2021 was a year of dealing both with the pandemic and also its effects…

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Common Measures to Stop the Spread of Corona Virus Wash your hands (20 seconds) with soap and potable water Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth Use a hand sanitizer / hydro-alcoholic gel when you’re out Maintain social distance – at least 1.5 metres Don’t hug, kiss or shake hands when you meet Use a…

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Reported by Sara Shedden Casanovas There is something Vicy Wenzelman can do with ease: cross-pollination. She is the co-founder of the Global Innovation Gathering (GIG), a global network of 190 social and technological innovators from 42 countries. For Vicy, “people from GIG are passionate, they are all burning for what they do, they are hackers,…

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we wish you all a very happy new year 2020 and want to thank our team, partners, supporters and funders for making 2019 such a successful year.

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Following up on the 2016 “Let’s Go jHUB” programme, the OPEN HARDWARE GUIDE or #OHG is an outcome of the Open Tech and Repair Skills workshop led by Timm Wille and hosted by the Hive Colab innovation hub in Kampala. As a follow-up to the Open Learning Guide (#OLG) the Open Hardware Guide gives examples of hands-on skills possibilities and projects applying open hardware methodologies.…

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Download the PDF Version of this press release Juba, 2nd July 2018 – The community peace building initiative #defyhatenow is launching the Social Media Hate Speech Mitigation Field Guide comprising tools, strategies and resources to combat hate speech both online and offline. Date: Monday, July 2nd, 2018 Time: 2pm – 5pm Venue: Hai Mauna Classic…

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Geomapping in South Sudan ojoVoz consists of an Android mobile app and a web application that allow a group of people to collaboratively create a dynamic, audiovisual documentation about their common interests and concerns. By using the ojoVoz app, messages consisting of an image, a sound recording, tags and geographic information can be composed and…

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