Dr. Qemal Affagnon
Head of the West Africa division, internet Without Borders
Dr. Affagnon is the head of the West Africa division of Internet Sans Frontières, a NGO which works to preserve an open and free Internet, accessible to all without discrimination. Affagnon is a Doctor of Philosophy in Communication at Université d’Abomey-Calavi. He previously studied at the Graduate Institute of Management (ISEG –Paris) and holds a joint research master’s in communication form Arhus University (Denmark) and Florence University (Italy). His major research interests lie in the areas of free flow of information, elections, digital space, digital divide, Big Data and new media in Africa.