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Our Book on the Strategic Use of New Media is Out!

Our Book on the Strategic Use of New Media is Out!

Sawtna is pleased to announce the publication of its Guidebook for the Strategic Use of New Media for Peaceful Social Change, authored by Dalia Haj-Omar. […]

Using Phones and Mobile Devices Securely

Using Phones and Mobile Devices Securely

[Image credits: dreams time] This blog post will introduce the concept of end-to-end encryption and will discuss adding an additional level of security to passwords through […]

Interview: The Sudanese Civil Society and its Digital Security Challenges

Interview: The Sudanese Civil Society and its Digital Security Challenges

[Photo curtsey of Abdel-Rahman El-Mahdi] Abdel-Rahman El-Mahdi, is a member of Sudanese civil society and the founder and executive manager of the Sudanese Development Initiative […]

Why Digital Security Matters: Global Trends and the Decline of Net Freedoms

Why Digital Security Matters: Global Trends and the Decline of Net Freedoms

[Image Source: dreams time] The shadow of Edward Snowden’s revelations It’s not a contested matter any more. Today we are living through the lowest point […]

How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

[Above image is curtesy of Getty images] Most crowdfunding platforms have tips on their websites to help you setup your campaign. However, as mentioned before, […]


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Our Book on the Strategic Use of New Media is Out!

Posted: December 9, 2015 at 9:16 pm   /   Books, Featured

Sawtna is pleased to announce the publication of its Guidebook for the Strategic Use of New Media for Peaceful Social Change, authored by Dalia Haj-Omar. […]

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Resources for Digital Activists at Risk

Posted: July 11, 2015 at 6:36 pm   /   Digital Security

With the global increase of surveillance and online censorship by governments, and the decline in freedom of expression online that involves unprecedented threats to online […]

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Using Phones and Mobile Devices Securely

Posted: July 1, 2015 at 11:06 pm   /   Digital Security, Featured

[Image credits: dreams time] This blog post will introduce the concept of end-to-end encryption and will discuss adding an additional level of security to passwords through […]

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Interview: The Sudanese Civil Society and its Digital Security Challenges

Posted: June 29, 2015 at 8:20 pm   /   Digital Security, Featured, Interviews

[Photo curtsey of Abdel-Rahman El-Mahdi] Abdel-Rahman El-Mahdi, is a member of Sudanese civil society and the founder and executive manager of the Sudanese Development Initiative […]

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Protection Against Viruses, Spyware and Malware

Posted: June 28, 2015 at 3:18 am   /   Digital Security

[Image courtesy of dreams time]   Making sure that your computer is free of viruses and other malware is a basic step to protecting your […]

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Internet Freedoms in Sudan

Posted: June 26, 2015 at 7:03 pm   /   Digital Security

Sudan is no exception to the global trend in declining internet freedoms. Since early 2011 there have been annually recurring street protests, mostly led and […]

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Why Digital Security Matters: Global Trends and the Decline of Net Freedoms

Posted: June 24, 2015 at 10:02 pm   /   Digital Security, Featured

[Image Source: dreams time] The shadow of Edward Snowden’s revelations It’s not a contested matter any more. Today we are living through the lowest point […]

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Interview: What it Takes to Crowdfund from Inside Sudan

Posted: December 16, 2014 at 12:18 pm   /   Crowdfunding, Interviews

[Above picture is a still image from the OUR SUDAN short film] Sudanese civil society’s creative and artistic efforts are starting to slowly turn to […]

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How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Posted: December 11, 2014 at 9:04 pm   /   Crowdfunding, Featured

[Above image is curtesy of Getty images] Most crowdfunding platforms have tips on their websites to help you setup your campaign. However, as mentioned before, […]

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The Story of #Nafeer: Crowdsourcing in Action

Posted: November 28, 2014 at 12:25 pm   /   Case Studies, Crowdfunding

[Picture curtesy of Nafeer] During the floods that impacted the Sudanese capital, Khartoum in August 2013, a youth-based initiative called Nafeer (inspired from the Sudanese […]

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