Resources

Colonial Laws Stunt Internet Freedoms in Tanzania

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By Juliet Nanfuka Tanzania’s port of Dar es Saalam is one of the landing stations of the Eastern Africa Submarine Cable ...

Uganda: When National Security Trumps Citizens’ Internet Freedoms

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The Ugandan telecommunications sector was liberalised in 1998, resulting in an influx of service providers - there are currently four ...

Internet Freedom in Kenya: Balancing Hate Speech And Free Speech

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By Juliet N. Nanfuka As of May 2014, up to 52% of Kenya’s population had access to the internet. This was ...

Internet Freedom in Rwanda – A State of Monitored Media

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This year, Rwanda observed 20 years since the 1994 genocide. Many stories were shared online informing both local and global ...

Internet Freedom in Ethiopia: Firmly gripped on(line) communications

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As a country with one of the lowest levels of ICT use in Africa, Ethiopia’s online presence is further hampered ...

Online Freedoms in Burundi – Breaking the boundaries of online commentary

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Since the liberalisation of the telecommunications sector in 1997, Burundi has seen a consistent growth in mobile phone penetration, which ...