The summit, which aims to increase collaboration between community network operators in the region and provide opportunities for engagement with other stakeholders, shows that there is a sustained and growing interest in this area.
The workshop is the second in a series of regional internet governance capacity development events that ITU is organising in collaboration with other stakeholders.
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights expresses concern over the growing trend of states in East Africa adopting stringent regulation measures for the internet and internet platforms.
In this new report, PROTEGE QV analyses Cameroon's situation with respect to the 13 key principles of the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms.
Through the community network model, with its local ownership of infrastructure, affordability and relevant local content, women in Africa have a good chance to leapfrog into network management, content development, e-commerce, e-learning, etc. from their rural locations.
AfriSIG aims to give Africans from multiple sectors and stakeholder groups the opportunity to gain knowledge that will enable them to participate confidently and effectively in national, regional and global internet governance processes and debates. The deadline for applications is 16 June.
The primary objective of AfriSIG is to give Africans from multiple sectors and stakeholder groups the opportunity to gain knowledge and build the confidence that will enable them to participate effectively in internet governance processes and debates. This study covers the first four Schools.
Last week I participated in / facilitated a workshop on Africa’s research priorities for the Information Society. What follows are some thoughts arising.
Capacity building on internet governance in Africa will take another step forward with the fifth annual African School on Internet Governance taking place in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt.
Privacy, access to information, free expression, non-discrimination and the free flow of information online were some of the concerns of this year's Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (#FIFAfrica17). Co-organised by the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa and the Association for Progressive Communications, this meeting took place in Johannesburg, South A...