Internet Shutdown In Togo As Protests Continue

Internet restrictions have been enforced in Togo following protests against President Faure Gnassingbe. The restrictions have been ordered by the country's government. Starting on 6 September 2017 some Internet users in Togo started raising concerns about limited or restricted access to some social media sites as well as a sharp…

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Is Dudu Mkhwanazi's Mission Possible?

On 1 August 2017, the first day of #WomensMonth in South Africa, Project Isizwe announced the appointment of Dudu Mkhwanazi as its new CEO. South Africa's Project Isizwe works with local, provincial and national government levels to provide free Wi-Fi to citizens in low-income communities. The model is relatively simple,…

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Uganda's Porn Detector Machine Is Coming Soon

Uganda's pornography detecting machine is said to be coming soon. This is according to Rev Fr. Simon Lokodo, Uganda's Minister of Ethics and Integrity. Lokodo was addressing media earlier today in Kampala as he also revealed the appointment of members to the Pornography Control Committee (PCC). Almost exactly a year…

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6 Ways Young People Can Join The Internet Governance Discussion

It’s quite a known fact that young people use the Internet more than older generations. Yet, their presence in the Internet governance and policy making processes is not adequate to say the least. Bringing youth into Internet governance and policy making discussions won’t only allow better representation to…

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