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Using Web 2.0 to Foster Peace

When violence erupted following the December 2007 elections in Kenya, the government restricted the national media from reporting on the outbursts. But citizen reporters across the country came together to collaboratively give their “testimonies” — or “ushahidi” in Kiswahili, on a website of the same name, sponsored by the ICT4PEACE Foundation.
The Foundation aims at pooling [...]