Advances in technology, particularly information communications technologies (ICTs), have arguably helped to improve the way we do things, if not revolutionised our lives. Increasingly, our computers, tablets, smartphones and other similar gadgets have become indispensable in our day-to-day routines.
At the same time, ICTs brings with them a corresponding set of challenges and vulnerabilities. It is these same advantages and disadvantages that ICTs bring to democracy, making it easy for citizens and the electorate at large to connect with their candidates and politicians in deciding the direction of the country. +READ MORE