African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms

African School of Internet Governance 2015: Policy and regulation that impact internet-related human rights
African School of Internet Governance 2015: Policy and regulation that impact internet-related human rights 14 September 2015 Sandra Kambo (AfriSIG)

On Day 3 of AfriSIG, Dr. David Souter delivered a lecture on policy and regulation that impact internet-related human rights. The lecture highlighted the fact that the internet has in fact impacted rights widely, and in particular freedom of expression, freedom of assembly as it is now, online as well as offline, and the sensitive right to privacy issue. Read more here.

Resolutions on the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms
Resolutions on the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms 17 March 2015 African Internet Rights Campaign

We, the promoters of the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms, met in Accra, Ghana, on March 12 and 13, 2015 to discuss and review a variety of issues relating to the popularization and implementation of the Declaration on the African continent and beyond. We unanimously adopted and issued the following resolutions.    

Initiative for an African Declaration on Internet Rights co-organised by Global Partners and APC
Initiative for an African Declaration on Internet Rights co-organised by Global Partners and APC 05 February 2014

The internet is having a tremendous impact on freedom of expression and other human rights across the African continent, offering social, political and economic opportunities. But as a highly complex and fast-changing environment, the Internet also brings with it its own challenges. In Africa, many of these challenges are playing out in a unique way. We are witnessing growing threats from gover...

Communication for influence in Central, East and West Africa (CICEWA)
Communication for influence in Central, East and West Africa (CICEWA) 24 January 2008

The communication for influence – linking advocacy, dissemination and research by building ICTD networks in Central, East and West Africa project, or CICEWA, evolved from a discussion between the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet). Both organisations wanted to continue the research, dissemination and advocacy work in Africa that they ...

Open access in Africa: FibreForAfrica.net
Open access in Africa: FibreForAfrica.net 13 December 2007

APC’s FibreForAfrica.net site provides basic information about international bandwidth in Africa, its costs and the existence of monopoly access to it. It focuses especially on the proposed East African cable projects and the ending of the monopoly of SAT-3. Graphic: Utopia Communications and ACACIA/IDRC.

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