We are excited to launch “Analysing the Impact of Digital ID Frameworks on Marginalised Groups in Sub-Saharan Africa,” a new report authored by Rose Mosero, currently a legal advisor to the Ministry of ICT, Innovation, and Youth Affairs in Kenya. The report aims to address the introduction and implementation of digital identity systems in sub-Saharan […]
In September, the sixth Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica) was hosted in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Malcolm Kijirah and Jackie Akello from CYRILLA partner, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT), were in attendance to discuss and share views on digital rights and internet freedom in Africa, and to build contacts […]
In September, Indonesian, Ugandan and Tanzanian authorities went to bat for their heads of state by cracking down on media and individuals who criticize them online. Over on the subcontinent, the courts played a crucial role in enabling access to the internet for citizens, while elsewhere, Ethiopia hosted the 2019 Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa.