Free Basics May Promise Free Internet, but What About Internet Freedom?

By Nanjira Sambuli |

In this era of the knowledge economy, powered by Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs), the significance of the Internet economically, socially and politically is unmissable.
In Kenya, the Internet has served to enhance cohesion, in fits and starts. Kenyans from various parts of the country can exchange their experiences and perspectives via online platforms.
Through the Internet, we now…

Facebook’s A strategic project bridging the African digital divide?

By Arthur Gwagwa

The debate on net neutrality pitting the haves and have-nots is not a new one in projects that draws multiple stakeholders from the global north and south. Although these hemispheres are under one sky, their perspectives on what development entails have different horizons. The scathing criticism of, though based on principle, needs to descend to the realm…