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Fifth African School on Internet Governance to take place in Egypt
Fifth African School on Internet Governance to take place in Egypt 23 November 2017

Capacity building on internet governance in Africa will take another step forward with the fifth annual African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG 2017), taking place on 28 November to 2 December 2017 in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. The school, organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), received an overwhelming response to its call for applications this year, which was launched shortly after AfriSIG received a World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prize as an o...

Motoon
Motoon 23 November 2017

A venture that strives to connect techies to progressive causes and local communities in need of their skills. Years before it was named, the people behind Motoon have been at the center of multiple overlapping communities of techies, activists, artists and citizen journalists. Today, through Motoon’s tech hub (Mushtarak) and other projects, they are set to interact with techies from varying backgrounds and interests to improve their technical skills, spread their knowledge far and find way...

Three views on the African web
Three views on the African web 25 October 2012 FD

The 2012 Africa Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) took place in Cairo on October 3 – 4, 2012. Five hundred participants from all over the continent attended to effectively discuss Africa’s participation in the global internet governance agenda, which will take centre stage in Baku, Azerbaijan in early November. APCNews crossed paths with three participants from Kenya, South Africa a...

Anti-censorship and surveillance group censored at the Internet forum in Egypt
Anti-censorship and surveillance group censored at the Internet forum in Egypt 15 November 2009 FMA

The opennet.asia, a research and advocacy network which monitors cyberspace practices in Asia, and fosters respect for human rights online, deplored the ‘censorship’ act committed by the United Nations Security Office during its book reception event at the 4th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) at Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt. video of the incident: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-kxYt2L...

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