The second session of the Virtual Summit on Community Networks in Africa season 2021/2022 will take place on 27 October at 12:00 UTC to explore strategies and tools for implementing network monitoring for community networks. Register now!
How are APC partners improving their communities’ lives? Murambinda Works is fostering digital inclusion and literacy while building the link between internet access and other fundamental rights, such as education, in Zimbabwe.
KICTANet held a virtual meeting to share the findings of its recent research on the extent to which the public participated in three recent policy and law-making processes related to information and communications technologies.
Internet connectivity is becoming part and parcel of humans’ lives all over the globe, but the story in underdeveloped countries is different and not encouraging. With persistent engagement and advocacy visits by CITAD, progress on setting up community networks in Nigeria has been made.
How are APC members improving their communities’ lives? KICTANet works towards network building to bring diverse voices and pieces of evidence to the spotlight and build enabling regulation for ICTs in Kenya.
At the moment, AFRINIC’s existence is at risk. The organisation is legally and financially targeted and there are repeated calls in the AFRINIC community to migrate the registry service to operate from outside the region.
APC and several APC member organisations in Africa form part of a coalition of 11 civil society organisations that have called on TECNO to make serious changes to its practices to protect users' privacy and security.
While the principle of public participation is listed under Article 10 of the 2010 Constitution of Kenya as one of the national values and principles of governance, the approach taken by state bodies in the ICT sector to facilitate public participation has been varied.
On 28-30 September, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa will host the eighth annual Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica), an event that convenes a wide spectrum of stakeholders from across the internet governance and digital rights arenas.
The main objective of this study was to assess the impact of online violence against women in politics in Uganda and determine how it might impact their use of digital solutions and social media platforms for expression and participation in the elections.