Disinformation and "fake news" were employed to influence young Kenyans' vote during the elections.
Africa’s diversity encompasses more than its landscape, it includes the political, economic, social, technological and environmental outlook, with each country and region having its own set of unique challenges and advantages.
Introduction As early as 1978, Nicholas Negroponte the technologist and founder of MIT’s Media Lab, predicted a future where computing, printing, and broadcasting would converge.1 In the 1990s, as micro-processing power...
A lack of transparency and limited access to ownership information prevail in the media industry in Ghana. Conflicts of interest between media owners and politicians, and a weak regulatory system further pose a threat to freedom...
ARTICLE 19 and the Campaign for Freedom of Information have today launched a new report “Open Development: Access to Information and the Sustainable Development Goals”, which examines the links between the right to information...
This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on 12 July 2017.
“The digital access industry is in the business of digital expression (…). Since privately owned networks are indispensable to the contemporary exercise of freedom of expression, their operators also assume critical social and...
This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on 9 June 2017.
Beatings, Harassment of Journalists and Bloggers Go Uninvestigated
The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and the Association for Progressive Communication (APC) are happy to announce the date and location for the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa...
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