Koliwe Majama

AfDec coordinator and AfriSIG organiser

Biography

Koliwe Majama is a Zimbabwean media, information, communications and technologies consultant with over 15 years of experience working in civil society lobbying and advocacy involved in internet governance processes in her country through research, programming and multistakeholder engagement.

As a trained journalist with a diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication, Koliwe has practiced as both a print and broadcast journalist in Zimbabwe. She also holds a BSc in Media and Society Studies from Zimbabwe’s Midlands State University and is an African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) alumnus, and is currently undertaking her Masters in Public Policy and Governance with the Africa University in Zimbabwe.  She has invested in networking and thought leadership in the region and globally on varying internet governance trends, including gender and the internet – which she has a passion for. You can visit her personal website to engage with some of her work. 

Purpose of position

The AfDec project coordinator and AfriSIG organiser is responsible for two Africa-based initiatives: coordination of the "Securing human rights online in Africa through a strong and active ‘African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms’ network" (AfDec) project, and organising of the African School on Internet Governance School (AfriSIG), which includes AfriSIG and APC participation in the African Internet Governance Forum.

Contact

Contact Koliwe on koliwe AT apc.org

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