Zimbabwe throttles the internet as political wrangling intensifies

Industry watchdogs confirm restricted internet during recent political rally held by government’s main opposition.
Tawanda Karombo
Aug 19, 2020

Digital exclusion, COVID-19 tops FIFAfrica agenda

Digital right groups' annual event scheduled for September.
May 28, 2018

Internet freedom in Africa: 'it's getting worse' says Paradigm Initiative

Digital rights expert and organisation's executive director Gbenga Sesan spoke at international digital rights conference in Canada.

Africa's internet freedom faces political siege

Authorities in various countries are evaluating several methods to control the rapidly developing civic space facilitated by the internet.
Sep 29, 2017

Internet shutdowns cost Sub-Saharan Africa US$237m since 2015

Report released at FIFAfrica17 says since 2015 there have been state-initiated internet disruptions in at least 12 countries in the region.
Mar 28, 2017

Uganda's internet stance under scrutiny

While WEF praises country for efforts to increase access to the Net, CIPESA has previously criticised UCC for internet shutdowns.
Feb 3, 2017

Africa's cloud providers bemoan internet shutdowns

ICT professionals see hope in policies that entrench access to the internet as a fundamental human right.