Readying Principals for the Digital Era

By ISYAKU GARBA A report of a one-day ICT sensitization workshop fro principals of secondary schools in Kano   The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has, for the second time, conducted an ICT sensitization workshop for Kano State Secondary Schools principals on Monday 6th May, 2013 at Rumfa College, Kano. The first one…

Social Media for Peace

Do you have any story on community peace building that you want share? Do you have information that would help us build a robust warning system? CITAD uses Google alerts to source information about trends of discussion in various platforms, sites and online discussion lists and sites with a view to understanding treads, attitudes and…

PEACE NOW!

We have watched helplessly blood spilling all over the land. We have seen economic activities grounded to a halt all because of insecurity. We have seen students unable to go to school for fear of violence. We have seen people being abused in the name of fighting insurgency. Too many people have lost their beloved…

Enhancing Advocacy using Social Media

Advocacy is only about delivering your messages to the targets of your advocacy but also involves social mobilization to get others to support your cause and reinforce your advocacy messages. Social media provides tools to enhance the effectiveness of your advocacy, making it possible to deliver your messages and supporting documents easily and cheaply. Use…