Digital rights a pressing issue ahead of Nigeria’s general election
Paradigm Initiative hosts Digital Rights and Elections in Africa Meetings with election stakeholders.Christopher Tredger
Nigeria’s Code of practice ‘potential tool for abuse’ warns digital rights group
Paradigm Initiative urges stakeholders to review government directive targeted at social media platforms.
‘A gross violation of the people’s rights’ – Paradigm Initiative hits out at Nigerian authorities
Online rights groups vows to monitor ongoing cases against the government and telecommunication stakeholders.
Twitter users to tweet again in Nigeria
Reuters reports on agreement reached between authorities and social network, including the opening of a local Twitter office in the West African country.
Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, Paradigm Initiative lead legal action against telcos and government
Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, Paradigm Initiative lead legal action against telcos and government.
Civil rights groups lobby Buhari to rescind Twitter suspension
Paradigm Initiative, representing a group of organisations and individuals, pens open letter to government.
Outcry, defiance as Nigeria blocks Twitter
Digital rights advocacy group Paradigm Initiative weighs in on the situation as foreign embassies also express concern.
Africa continues to try to censor social media
Study shows over the past six years, 28 out of 54 countries on the continent have employed some form of a social media ban or disruption.
Deep concern over internet disruptions in Senegal
Digital rights group Paradigm Initiative urges government to respect international human rights obligations.
PIN condemns Uganda internet shutdown
Digital rights group violation of regional and international standards on freedom of expression and access to information.
Ethiopia enacts strict social media and fake news law
Critics have branded the new law 'harsh' and feel it could undermine freedom of speech in the country.
African nations grapple with digital rights regulation
Several countries pledge to establish a Parliamentary Coalition on Human Rights in the Digital Age.