Gambia Holds First Internet Governance Forum In Post-Dictatorship Era

4 Jul
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“Due to the restrictive nature of the former regime, the National IGF was halted after its 3rd edition,” Beran D. Gillen of the Information Technology Association of The Gambia (ITAG) said during Wednesday’s opening. Photo Credit: Lamin Kanteh/EyeAfrica TV

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Gambian police release journalist beaten, arrested at protest

19 Jun

Bojang was reportedly ‘beaten and seriously injured in the head’ when police started firing live rounds at peaceful protesters which left at least two death and eighteen injured on Monday (Photo taken from Kibaaro News)

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Gambia: Supreme Court Scraps Criminal Defamation, Upheld False Publication

9 May

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow got elected in 2016 on promises of press freedom, freedom of expression and respect for human rights, but after one year in office, his public ratings were low, especially on social media (Photo Credit: Modou S. Joof/TNBES/Feb 2017)

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4 May

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IFF2018: Experts Assess State of Internet Freedom in Africa

27 Apr

The Internet is rapidly changing every aspect of life in Africa, one expert says.

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AFRICA: Experts Call for Replication of Nigeria’s Digital Rights Bill

25 Apr

‘This would be seen as a challenge to other African countries. It would be great for Nigeria to set a good example in this area.’

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Abuja to host Africa at the 2018 Internet Freedom Forum

24 Apr

The forum comes at an important time when many Africans fear for their freedom online, Paradigm Initiative says.

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