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Working toward internet governance for North Africa
October 6, 2013 ♦ One Comment
Working toward internet governance for North Africa

The 2nd annual Arab Internet Governance Forum was recently held in Algiers, Algeria under the theme “Partners for Development.” Discussions focused on cyber security, freedom of the internet, the creation of infrastructure, and youth opportunities.

Quick notes from the Africa Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) 2013
September 30, 2013 ♦ No Comment

Objectives addressed at AfIGF 2013 included the usual blend of increasing awareness on Internet Governance for African users, increasing representation of all parts of the continent, and forming recommendations on reducing the internet access gap.

Senegal discusses how ICT can strengthen the digital economy
September 21, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Senegal discusses how ICT can strengthen the digital economy

Senegal hosted a Forum National sur la Gouvernance de l’Internet on September 19, 2013. The event, with three key panels, was organized by ISOC Senegal under the theme of economic development.

Uganda Internet Governance Forum discusses the state of national internet service and policy
September 19, 2013 ♦ One Comment

A dozen or so ideas and facts shared at the September 2013 Uganda Internet Governance Forum describe the state of ICT service delivery in the East African country.

Southern Africa Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF) promotes regional integration
August 15, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Southern Africa Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF) promotes regional integration

In August 2013, the Government of Angola hosted the Southern Africa Internet Governance Forum under the theme of “Internet Governance as a Building Block of SADC Regional Integration.”

Overview of African online safety legislation
August 13, 2013 ♦ 2 Comments
Overview of African online safety legislation

Cyber crime and more specifically, the protection of children online, is a growing issue as more people go online. In the African context, relatively few governments have established sufficient legislation and awareness programs to keep users safe.