In Sudan there are four licensed telecommunications companies – Sudani, Zain, MTN and Canar ‒ which provide both internet and mobile phone services. Zain, MTN and Canar are foreign-owned companies, while the government owns 22% percent of Sudani shares and the rest are owned by private investors.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has recognised the vital role of information and communications technology (ICT) in ASEAN integration. Towards this end, it has laid out plans for its development under the ASEAN Connectivity Master Plan.
New edition of Security in-a-Box: Challenges faced by women human rights defenders and sexual rights activists
Tactical Tech, Frontline and APC are working on a new edition of Security in-a-Box, which will focus explicitly on the particular challenges faced by women human rights defenders (WHRDs) and, more importantly, ways in which these challenges can be overcome.
This new edition will include an
“I keep one mobile phone for the family and one for the clients,” said Renuka Kale, a sex worker in her late twenties living in Sangli district in south Maharashtra and an activist with VAMP* (Veshya Anyay Mukti Parishad, also known as the Sex Workers’ Collective Against Injustice).
From April 12th – 17th, APC’s Women’s Rights and Communications Information Policy programmes will bring together activists working in the sexual rights movement and internet rights movement to a global dialogue on Gender, Sexuality and
On December 5, 2013, a national advocacy planning workshop on digital migration in Mozambique took place in Maputo.
The final adoption of recommendations made to Nigeria at the Universal Periodic Review took place on the 20th of March 2014 (video available here). Nigeria, a member state of the UN, was previously reviewed at the 17th session of the UPR in October 2013.
Bangladesh Delegation@ NETmundial 2014 Sao Paulo, Brazil The Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance
Bangladesh Delegation@ NETmundial 2014 Sao Paulo, Brazil
The Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance
Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum (BIGF) is joining to The Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance on 23rd and 24th April, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Mr. Hasanul Haq Inu, MP.
Sick and tired of too much foreign content on television and too much political meddling in the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)? Fed up with some of the most exploitative communications costs in the world?
Last week, video for change activists convened at the University of Cape Town in South Africa to share and learn from one another on how video is being used to create social change in East and Southern Africa.