Financial Mail: Check up on government

In 2017 I did quite a lot of research and writing on civic technology - how technologies are being used to strengthen links between people, their governments, civil society organisations, and services. Civic tech is used to give citizens a voice, to help them access public or civil society provided services and - critically - … Continue reading Financial Mail: Check up on government

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Can art save this city?

Here's a little throwback post for you. This time last year, I was gearing up for my near-annual trip to Grahamstown for the National Arts Festival. I head down to G'town most years (as often as I can) and have a deep love for the quirky little town and the wonderful arts festival it hosts … Continue reading Can art save this city?

Please back my Contributoria proposal: Can art save this city?

I've proposed a story on Contributoria - a crowdsourcing journalism platform backed by the Guardian (UK). Now I need your help, dear friends and network. You can see my proposal here: http://www.contributoria.com/…/201…/556c5e21ffa4900016000040 If you like the sound of my idea, please consider backing me. In order to back it, you need to sign up at … Continue reading Please back my Contributoria proposal: Can art save this city?