In March 2021, shortly before the elections scheduled for August, then Zambian president Edgar Lungu quickly signed and enacted three internet-related laws, one of which has remained especially problematic into 2022: the Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Act.Language English
Inspired by a participant question raised at the recent Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF), this digital justice researcher attempts an answer with five suggestions and poses an amended question for us all.
Our columnist recalls how bleak Africa’s communications landscape was a generation ago, what the "communications revolution" has wrought and what we should try to learn from the past.
Conversations about digital and environmental justice are not happening together in the way that is needed. In an effort to try and fill this gap, the Just Net Coalition, with APC and CETRI, organised a two-day event on October 2021 that brought together activists, experts and officials from the environmental, social and digital justice movements.
We want women and people of diverse sexualities and genders to participate in, shape and co-create the internet and digital technologies that reflect and respond to their lived realities. Check out our achievements in this area in 2021.Language English
APC is looking for a Project Administrator for “Our Voices Our Futures” to join our virtual office and team and support our exciting work. The deadline for applications is 4 November 2022.Language English
The toll of unrestrained cyber operations on human security mounts daily and as such, discussions and decisions arising from the relevant UN processes need to address them more effectively. These efforts should be guided by human-centric and rights-based approaches.