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Internet Shutdowns on the Increase Worldwide

The UNESCO has warned that the number of internet shutdowns is on the increase worldwide. According to data provided by digital rights platform accessnow.org, internet access has been curbed 116 times in 30 countries since January 2016. India is far in the lead with 54 shutdowns, followed by neighboring Pakistan that had 10 digital blackouts. By definition, an

By | 2017-11-08T09:01:32+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: Internet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Droits Numériques: Poursuivre les Gouvernements quand ils Violent Nos Libertés en Ligne

L'Afrique dans son ensemble est confrontée à une crise critique en matière de droits numériques. Les interruptions d'internet sont en hausse, la violation de la vie privée devient courante et les accusations arbitraires ainsi que les poursuites contre les journalistes, les blogueurs et les citoyens ordinaires sur les opinions critiques exprimées sur internet sont endémiques.

By | 2017-10-17T06:33:45+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Internet, News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Internet on Mobile Phones, Free and for All

Mobile network operators partner with Facebook to turn on the Free Basics app and website with zero data charges. A partnership between Facebook, Orange and Airtel, Congolese mobile operators, now enables almost everyone to access certain websites thanks to a simple 50-unit calls and text messages top-up. It’s a real revolution towards free and universal access

By | 2017-10-03T07:56:53+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: SDGs 2030|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Fastest Internet in Africa: Kenya tops at 13.7Mbps and the DRC is last at 0.55Mbps broadband

We aren’t particularly known in Africa for our internet connectedness, in fact, as you may already know, we sit behind the rest of the world in this space. But that’s not to say that some countries aren’t striving ahead in connectivity. Today we take an in-depth look at Africa’s most connected countries and some of

By | 2017-09-22T07:48:56+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Internet, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Slow Down of Internet in DRC is an Appalling Attack on Freedom of Expression

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ordered internet capacity slowed down to make it hard to transmit images on social media. In a signed letter, first reported by Reuters and then circulated by civil society on Twitter, Oscar Manikunda Musata, the post and telecommunications chief regulator, instructs the General Director of Orange DRC to take preventative measures to

By | 2017-09-07T07:50:52+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Internet, News, Top News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

En Afrique, Comment se Connecter à Internet à Peu de Frais?

En Afrique, Facebook a développé un service qui - grâce à des partenariats noués avec les opérateurs - permet de profiter d’une connexion gratuite à Internet. Mais cette gratuité se limite à certains sites Internet dont celui de Facebook. Une pratique remettant en cause le libre accès au web pour les plus pauvres. Témoignages à

By | 2017-09-07T06:54:45+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Internet, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How Applicable is the Multistakeholder Approach to Internet Governance in Africa?

What is the value for Africans in international Internet Governance processes if the approach towards Internet governance on the continent has not fully embraced the multi-stakeholder model? This was among the concerns heard during debates at the 11th Internet Governance Forum (IGF), as some participants questioned the applicability of the global internet governance agenda to

By | 2017-08-01T10:13:43+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Internet, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Les Principes Féministes de l’Internet 2.0

Un internet féministe se consacre à rendre autonomes de plus en plus de femmes et de personnes queer – dans toutes nos diversités – afin de jouir pleinement de nos droits, de participer à des activités de loisirs et de plaisir et de démanteler le patriarcat. Il convient pour cela de prendre en compte nos

By | 2017-08-01T13:56:19+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Women in ICT|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

La RDC Classée 161ème sur 165 Nations sur l’Indice de Cybersécurité

La Republique Democratique du Congo (RDC) est classée 161ème sur 165 nations dans l'indice mondial qui mesure l'engagement des nations à travers le monde à la cybersécurité. Le deuxième Indice Mondial de la Cybersécurité (IMC) (en anglais: GCI), publié par l'Organisation des télécommunications de l'ONU (UIT), a déclaré que la moitié environ de tous les

6 Unwritten Rules Of The Internet

In today’s world where millions are linked to the Internet allowing them to connect and interact with other from all over the world has raised the question of online etiquette. With calls from all over the world for access to the Internet to become a basic human right, the usage and responsibility of how people

By | 2017-07-04T07:40:33+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Tutorials|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments