Tag Archives: Paradigm Initiative

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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FPI’s Demba Kandeh to Speak on ‘Newest Trends on Censorship, Surveillance and Activism’ at 2017 RightsCon

29 Mar

He will talk about The Gambia’s case of protests, internet shutdowns and the eventual change in power (Photo Credit: M.S.Joof/FPI/December 2012)

By Modou S. Joof

Front Page International’s editor-in-chief, Demba Kandeh, is among seven renowned speakers at the 2017 RightsCon to be held in the Belgian capital, Brussels from 29-31 March.

Kandeh will be teaming up with speakers from Freedom House, Paradigm Initiative, Facebook, and Digital Rights Foundation at the Crowne Plaza in Brussels where discussions will focus on the “newest trends in censorship, surveillance, and activism.” Continue reading

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