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Interesting times that a number of Africa countries have taken up Internet Governance srriously its no surprising that we now have the Policy and Regulation Initiative for Digital Africa (PRIDA) which is building capacities across IGF in Africa through the African Union.
Personally am happy about the new Diplo course specfic for the PRIDA project which focuses on Digital Policy and Internet…Continue
Posted on March 10, 2020 at 5:56pm
Sometimes we truly take the data that comes through to us individually as just another piece of information or news, our whatever you might want to categorize it especially in this day and age when they come in various varieties, volume and speed, It takes a lot to try to understand what it means to us in what we do individually, be you a mechanic, a tailor or an intellectual. The corporates do know what it means, in an era that Data is everything, from getting people to visit your…Continue
Posted on March 27, 2015 at 8:26pm
Easier said than done, what actually should make all the boxes tick if we look overall at the multistakeholder model of the Internet governance? Well simply said and widely written on it is however in my opinion trying to get all within the sphere of equality to have a level playing field where all voices count.
However sometimes these do not really happen at national level of Internet Governance especially in developing countries notably Sub Saharan Africa, as…Continue
Posted on September 27, 2014 at 1:56pm
Family name: Ileleji
First name: Poncelet
Country of residence: The Gambia
Organisation: The Gambia YMCA
Stakeholder group: Civil Society
Background and/or experience in IG
Am a Diplo Alumni and Resource person for IG for the WAIGF, the Gambia Chapter I spearheaded several countries in West Africa to be involved in…Continue
Posted on September 20, 2014 at 1:20pm
The theme for the third African Internet Governance forum “Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance” was quite a thoughtful theme; however we must note that the 3rd Internet Governance forum though largely successful was still short of full participation within some key stakeholders in the African Continent. Despite the full support of UNECA, The Government of Nigeria and our official host NIRA, the Abuja meeting still lacked enough bite in teams of…Continue
Posted on July 18, 2014 at 3:15pm