DataBytes: Strengthening the Data Confidence of Africa Digital Rights Fund Grantees

By Data4Change |

“Numbers? Yes, but I was never very good at maths.” “Data? Sure, but I don’t know how to use spreadsheets.”

Mathematical anxiety is real. These expressions are often heard from people who think data isn’t for them. For advocates, data-driven storytelling and investigations can support powerful campaigns to raise awareness and engage relevant stakeholders. Data4Change has designed an immersive and practical introduction…

Three Days of Digital Rights: Here’s What’s Happening on Day One of FIFAfrica20!

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Day 1: Monday, 28 September 2020 

The Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2020 (FIFAfrica20) kicks off on Monday, 28 September 2020 which is also the International Day for Universal Access To Information (IDUAI). An opening panel of key actors in Africa’s digital landscape…

Call for Applications: Round Two of the Africa Digital Rights Fund (ADRF)

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The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) is pleased to invite applications for round two of the Africa Digital Rights Fund (ADRF).

Launched in April 2019, the ADRF responds to rising digital rights violations such as arrests and intimidation of internet users, network shutdowns, and a proliferation of laws and regulations that hamper internet access…

Apply For UPRoar: Advocating for Internet Freedom with the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

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Are you interested in Internet Freedom? Are you worried about the social and economic impact of internet shutdowns? The increase of media censorship? Is your government using outdated media laws to regulate online spaces? Are they inventing new policies to clamp down on internet users? Do you want to do something about it?! Then read on!

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