By Ashnah Kalemera | Ten initiatives, with interventions spanning seven African countries, are the recipients of total funding of USD 82,000 under the sixth round of the Africa Digital Rights Fund (ADRF). The supported initiatives are focused on promoting effective data governance in Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal; countering gendered and election-related misinformation and disinformation in […] Read more

By Simone Toussi | Disinformation is on the rise in Africa, spurred by increased internet connectivity and social media usage. In 2021, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) estimated that 33% of the continent’s population of 1.37 billion had access to the internet, with about 255 million individuals active on Facebook. YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and […] Read more

By Evelyn Lirri | In June 2020, a coalition of civil society groups launched an interactive portal to track and analyse disinformation laws, policies and patterns of enforcement across Africa. The portal was developed against a backdrop of rapidly accelerating state action on COVID-19 disinformation. Two years on, as online disinformation is increasingly becoming prevalent, […] Read more

Annonce | La Collaboration sur les Politiques Internationales des TIC pour l’Afrique orientale et australe (CIPESA) est heureuse d’annoncer le retour en présentiel de la neuvième édition du Forum annuel sur la liberté d’Internet en Afrique (FIFAfrica22). L’événement historique, qui réunit un éventail de parties prenantes de tous les domaines de la gouvernance de l’internet […] Read more

FIFAfrica22 | Les inscriptions sont désormais ouvertes pour la neuvième édition du Forum sur la Liberté d’Internet en Afrique (FIFAfrica22). Le Forum qui se tiendra à Lusaka en Zambie du 26 au 29 septembre 2022, offre une plate-forme de discussion sur les lacunes et les opportunités pour faire avancer la confidentialité, la liberté d’expression, l’inclusion, […] Read more

FIFAFRICA2022 | Registration is now open for the ninth edition of the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica22). The Forum, which is set to take place in Lusaka, Zambia on September 26-29, 2022, offers a platform for deliberation on gaps and opportunities for advancing privacy, free expression, inclusion, free flow of information, civic participation, […] Read more

The Uganda Media Sector Working Group (UMSWG) and industry stakeholders on 5 May 2022 commemorated the World Press Freedom Day focusing on the theme “Journalism Under Digital Siege” during a gala event at Mestil Hotel in Kampala. UMSWG partners who co-sponsored the event were the Media Council of Uganda, CIPESA (Collaboration on International ICT Policy […] Read more

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