April 29, 2020

Kenya: Much more is required to achieve digital rights.

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by Grace Mutung’u. In 2019, Kenya underwent its third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). UPR is a UN mechanism through which countries are analysed for their human rights
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April 17, 2020

Software Runs My Car, and the license just expired

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by Mwenda Tevin Gitonga and Mwangi Michael Mbuthia. The vehicle of your dreams has finally arrived and you cannot wait to take it out on the road. It’s second hand
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April 8, 2020

The Resilience of Kenya’s Internet Freedoms During covid-19 Pandemic

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Kenya recorded the first case of Coronavirus infection on 12th March. Since then, the numbers have continued to grow with a total of 103 infections and 3 fatalities as at
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February 4, 2020

Cryptocurrency scams on the rise; Our People Perish for Lack of Knowledge

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By Tevin Mwenda. The fourth industrial revolution has been billed as the key to unlocking Africa’s vast potential and propelling Africa to ‘developed status’. Some of the biggest components of
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January 28, 2020

Data Privacy Day 2020: 4 Good Things in Kenya’s Data Protection Act, 2019

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By Francis Monyango. Today is the 28th of January. Data Protection Day or Privacy Day. The day when we all commemorate the 1981 signing of the Council of Europe’s Convention
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January 20, 2020

BOSCO Uganda Community Network – Ending Isolation in Northern Uganda

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In November 2019, the APC-LOCNET peer members Chako and Patrick from DRC, South Africa (Gladys) and Malawi (Vigilant representing James) and I arrived in Kampala for the peer exchange travel
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January 16, 2020

Gendering Community Networks – Stockholm Internet Forum 2019

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The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida organized the Stockholm Internet Forum (SIF) in May 2019. The event’s theme was “Shrinking Democratic Space Online–mobilizing for a free, open and secure
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January 13, 2020

Towards Equitable and Sustainable Community-Led Networks

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Access to meaningful, reliable, secure and affordable internet is no longer a luxury but a basic human right. However, there still exists a digital divide, especially in rural, marginalized and
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December 17, 2019

RESILIENCE IN COMMUNITY NETWORKS

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Community Networks are built and operated by the community members of the Community Network play a critical role in building the community network infrastructure to be resilient and sustainable. During
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December 12, 2019

Strengthening the Community Networks Movement in Africa through Peer Learning Exchanges

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As the community networks movement grows in Africa, communities continue to learn valuable lessons and gain in-depth knowledge of how we can drive digital inclusion in rural and urban underserved
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December 12, 2019

Beyond Access. Community Networks as a Solution to Gender-Based Digital Exclusions

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Grassroots women are powerful agents of change and the backbone of our communities. They make valuable contributions to the economy and society. They are actively involved in activities such as
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December 10, 2019

KICTANet participates in the 14th Internet Governance Forum in Berlin, Germany

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By Barrack Otieno. The Kenya ICT Action Network Participated in the 14th Internet Governance Forum in Berlin Germany. The Forum was hosted by the Government of Germany from 25 to
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