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Briefs

  Foreign Influence on Civic Space in Uganda - Implications for Digital Rights
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Uganda is experiencing a democratic regression characterised by the declining state of press freedom, hostility towards the political opposition and critics by state agencies, and mounting restrictions on the activities of civil society organisations (CSOs).

  Disinformation and Electoral Integrity in South Africa's 2024 Polls: State of Play and Future Directions
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South Africa will hold its seventh general elections on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, with over 14,000 candidates vying for seats as part of the 400 members of the National Assembly and at least 445 members of Provincial Legislatures in the nine provinces.

  The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Data Protection and Privacy Brief
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Artificial intelligence (AI), which refers to computer systems capable of performing complex tasks that historically only a human could do, such as reasoning, making decisions, or solving problems has the potential to impact various aspects of society.

  Disability and ICT Accessibility Framework Indicators - French Version
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Indicateurs pour un Cadre d’Accessibilité aux TIC pour les personnes handicapées: Un cadre pour le suivi de la mise en œuvre des lois et politiques sur l'accessibilité aux TIC en Afriqu

  Policy Brief- Kenya's Digital Health Act 2024
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What Does Kenya's Digital Health Act Portend for Data Governance and Regulation?

  Policy Brief- Biometrics and Digital Identity in Africa: Challenges, Opportunities and Policy Options
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Biometrics and Digital Identity in Africa: Challenges, Opportunities and Policy Options

  Disability and ICT Accessibility Framework Indicators - Second Edition
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The goal of this category of indicators is to provide a framework for assessing the extent to which existing and proposed ICT policies, legislation, and regulations promote accessibility.

  Labour and Digital Rights Brief
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Africa has witnessed technological advancements that have raised optimism that data-driven digital solutions could revolutionise various sectors and transform the future of work on the continent.

  Simplified Guide on Laws that Regulate the Digital Civic Space in Uganda
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Despite the numerous benefits of digital technologies, they have their downsides. For example, these technologies have aided the proliferation of hate speech, disinformation, cyber attacks, and trolling. They may also be misused by some actors such as governments to implement repressive controls that curtail the enjoyment of human rights.

  Crypto Currency Regulation and Implications on CSOs in Uganda Policy Brief
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Although Uganda is still predominantly an Agro-based economy, various stakeholders in the economy are constantly evaluating ways through which socio-economic transactions can be simplified and concluded efficiently. Such stakeholders include banks that facilitate Agro-based accounts; the capital markets industry; those engaged in foreign exchange; as well as Investment Clubs. Various computer-generated platforms are also being utilized as part of the digital space in carrying out transactions.