‘African governments using laws to stifle internet freedom’
Many African governments have policies that enforce privacy violations, infringements to freedom of expression, access restrictions and hurt other digital rights, a report has revealed.
Shaping Nigeria’s digital future through positive legislation
Nigeria stands on the cusp of great progress in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector, owing to diverse efforts by mostly youth-led entrepreneurs and collaborations. In recent years, policymakers and economic experts alike have come to appreciate this reality, looking beyond an annual budget built around oil barrels to better measure the country’s diverse…
IFF2018: Experts assess state of internet freedom in Africa
For three days, digital rights experts and stakeholders assessed the state of internet freedom in Africa. This was the recently concluded 6th Internet Freedom Forum organised by Paradigm Initiative at NAF Conference Centre, Abuja, between April 24 and 26, 2018. The experts, who came from countries across Africa and the world, gathered in Abuja to…
Femi Taiwo is a young Nigerian in technology who also takes charge of things. His company INITS built the software that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) uses to run Nigerian elections.