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“Implementing Access to Information in Africa: Moving Forward Together”

The animated film “Implementing Access to Information in Africa: Moving Forward Together”...


The Namibia Internet Governance Forum (NamIGF)

The Namibia Internet Governance Forum (NamIGF) is a multi-stakeholder forum that engages...


Gambia: Civil Society Organizations Present Statement to Information Minister

As the 28th of September marks the International Right to Know Day, the undersigned Civil...


Ombudsman demands access to info law

GOVERNMENT'S refusal to publicly release the land resettlment list was criticised by...

Mobiles alters the digital divide - but to what extent?

The high cost of data, digital literacy and old technology on mobile phones continue to hamper the closing of the digital divide on the African continent. A new discussion about the digital divide is needed to address urban/rural divisions, so that, when we talk of closing the gap due to widespread use of mobile we need to look closely at what kind of access marginalized groups have.
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Internet for the poor

Why don’t most South Africans use the Internet? The most common answers, if you ask them, are: a lack of access (to devices like computers or smart phones, and to networks that you need to connect), not knowing how to use the Internet and the costs of using it.
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