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UN survey finds African governments need to prioritize online service delivery
July 9, 2014 ♦ No Comment
UN survey finds African governments need to prioritize online service delivery

Few African governments offer a suite of online services for citizens. In fact, nearly one-third of African countries are in the bottom 10 percent of the world rankings. That, however, is changing, and there are dozens of successful African examples of e-government initiatives.

Leaders gather in Mozambique to drive affordable Internet
June 18, 2014 ♦ No Comment
Leaders gather in Mozambique to drive affordable Internet

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) is hosting a meeting with government officials to identify the key blockages to affordable Internet in Mozambique.

Nigeria Internet Governance Forum empowers youth to use the internet for good
June 15, 2014 ♦ No Comment
Nigeria Internet Governance Forum empowers youth to use the internet for good

The 3rd Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) was held in June 2014, focusing on the theme of youth empowerment.

Super-quick recap of Africa Internet Summit 2014
June 10, 2014 ♦ One Comment
Super-quick recap of Africa Internet Summit 2014

The second edition of the Africa Internet Summit (AIS) was held in Djibouti in early June 2014 under the theme “Beyond connection: Internetworking for African Development.”

These days, African Internet users need to worry about privacy and not just access
June 4, 2014 ♦ No Comment
These days, African Internet users need to worry about privacy and not just access

African examples of Internet governance as discussed at Stockholm Internet Forum 2014.

Online freedom in East Africa requires amendments to current laws and openness from state agencies
May 27, 2014 ♦ No Comment
Online freedom in East Africa requires amendments to current laws and openness from state agencies

How can a flood of internet-related laws, interception of communications, denial of access to information, inadequate knowledge of online safety, lack of privacy laws, ambiguous regional regulatory frameworks can be addressed by East Africa?