For the strategic use of new media

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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Interview with Fareed Zain: Sudan Vote Monitor

Posted: September 22, 2014 at 3:36 pm   /   Crisismapping

The very first time the Sudanese civil society attempted to use crisismapping was during the April 2010 elections and for purposes of observing and monitoring […]

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Choosing a Blog Platform: Blogger, WordPress and Tumblr

Posted: June 5, 2014 at 8:53 am

We want to help you to start blogging! So, for simplicity, the most popular (and free) blog platforms are discussed and compared below to help […]

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Why you need a blog in the age of twitter and Facebook

Posted: June 5, 2014 at 8:26 am   /   Guide, Guide

If you’ve heard/read the interviews with our guests: blogger/author Amir Ahmad Nasr and cultural analyst Omnia Shawkat you should be convinced by now that blogging […]

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Reflecting on Sudan’s Contemporary Blogosphere–with Omnia Shawkat

Posted: June 5, 2014 at 8:23 am

Listen to the full interview here: Omnia Shawkat is a young Sudanese and global citizen. She’s an avid commentator on Sudanese current affairs; and is […]

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A Conversation with Sudanese Blogger Amir Ahmad Nasr

Posted: June 5, 2014 at 6:13 am   /   Featured, Featured, Interviews, Interviews, Interviews

Listen to the full interview here: Amir Ahmad Nasr is the author of the recently published autobiography: My Isl@m: How Fundamentalism Stole My Mind-and Doubt […]

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The Egyptian Blogosphere Before the Revolution

Posted: June 5, 2014 at 4:15 am   /   Blogging, Blogging, Blogging, Blogging, Blogging, Case Studies

Between 2002 and 2006, before the age of Facebook and Twitter, bloggers were the main online activists and “citizen journalists” in Egypt. They led the […]

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