Open Data

Advancing Internet Policy Research in Africa

By Juliet Nanfuka |

The conversation and actions on internet related policy in Africa have grown in recent years as has the appreciation of its impact on internet users. However, research to support advocacy for improved internet policy development on the continent remains relatively low despite a growing internet penetration and its resultant impact on the continent’s social, economic and political scenes. This…

Harnessing the Data Revolution for National Development: The Case of Uganda

By Loyce Kyogabirwe|

The United Nations (UN) has recognised data as a key factor for achieving and monitoring sustainable development. Indeed, the push for open data that contributes to government transparency and accountability and promotes citizens’ right to information and innovation through the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector continues to gain prominence globally, including in Africa.

In Uganda, the government is geared towards contributing…

Join us at the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2017 (FIFAfrica17): Register Today!

#FIFAfrica17 |

It is closing in yet again on that time of the year when we convene to explore the many aspects of online rights at the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica).  Between September 27 and 29, 2017 we converge in Johannesburg, South Africa to share ideas, experiences and insights as we continue to build the movement for #InternetFreedomAfrica!

Register and join those…