Uproar over internet shutdowns
Uproar over internet shutdowns

Nina Forgwe, who lives in Bamenda, in the northwest of Cameroon, missed the deadline to submit her doctoral application in March - one of many victims of an internet shutdown in her town and in the other English-speaking parts of the country.

By Tonderayi Mukeredzi 1 hour ago

Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa kicks off this week
Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa kicks off this week

Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2017 (FIFAfrica2017) is set for 27-29 September 2017. The event convenes various stakeholders from the internet governance and online rights arenas in Africa and beyond to deliberate on gaps, concerns, and opportunities for advancing privacy, access to information, free expression, non-discrimination, and the free flow of information online.

3 hours ago

iRise, Somalia.
Somalia is getting its first tech incubator

The doors are set to open at iRise, the first ever tech incubator and co-working space to be established in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

22 Sep 2017

Digital Africa innovation programme launches
Digital Africa innovation programme launches

A new edition of Digital Africa, an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa, has been launched. The deadline for startups to submit their projects is October 22, 2017.

22 Sep 2017