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#Internet Freedom is the New Press Freedom: An African Perspective By Babatunde Okunoye & ‘Boye Adegoke

With the recent Internet shutdown in Togo adding to the growing list of Internet shutdowns in Africa, with at least 11 in 2016 and 7 this year already, it is easy to see how Internet shutdowns have dominated discussions on digital rights in Africa. In 2017, Internet shutdowns and disruptions have occurred in Ethiopia, Cameroon, Mali, Senegal, Morocco, South Sudan ...

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Mbele, Make it happen!

The future we desire starts NOW. The responsibility to ensure it happens depends on Us. Every child boy and girl can achieve their dreams if we become a part of them. How can this happen? We are building a platform to ensure everyday learning with ease, fun and a rewarding experience. Our graduates are unemployable as a result crime rate ...

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SCDDD holds Media Roundtable for the media practitioners to shun the use of Hate Speech!

Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development (SCDDD) has put together another Media Roundtable on Democracy, Stability and Media Accountability Project (DESMAP) aimed at curbing the new trend of the use of hate speech  in Nigeria in Abuja yesterday. The media roundtable which had from across the country top online thought leaders, social media practitioners, On-Air-Personalities, broadcast journalists, print media ...

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Right to privacy? #Nigeria needs a Data Protection Law

“The privacy of citizens, their homes, correspondence, telephone conversations and telegraphic communications is hereby guaranteed and protected.” – Section 37 of the Nigerian constitution. Nigeria’s constitutional promise of data protection is far from being fulfilled. This is especially true for transactions involving the transfer of personal data from individuals to governments and businesses. Despite the increasingly important role that data ...

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Why Is the Akwa Ibom Government Jamming Internet Signals during Football Matches?

On October 7, 2017, thousands of Nigerians and football lovers of all hues thronged the Uyo stadium in Akwa-Ibom state to watch the anticipated World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Zambia. For the thousands of Nigerians who did make it to the Stadium, their euphoria was unlimited as they watched their beloved Super Eagles become the first team in Africa ...

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PRESS RELEASE: LOGIN BLOGGERS AFRICA SET TO HOLD FIRST EDITION OF #BLOGSMART IN ABUJA!

Login Bloggers Africa will officially kick off its first edition of the long-awaited #BlogSmart on Friday 20th October 2017 at the Venture Platform, Abuja. BlogSmart is a monthly event that helps Online thought leaders, social media enthusiasts, tech savvies as well as other digitally inclined individuals to network, learn and earn more with their various online platforms through application of the ...

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Portsbridge Educational Services, St John’s College UK Enlighten Nigerian Educators on Behavioural Management, Pastoral Care and Safeguarding in Schools!

Portsbridge Educational Services in collaboration with St John College, Portmouth, United Kingdom has organised an exposure event in Abuja on 17th of October with the theme “Behavioural Management, Pastoral Care and Safeguarding in Schools: An Implications for the 21st Century Educators”. The event which comprised Abuja School Proprietors and Head of Schools was aimed at enlightening educators on developments in ...

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Expert Urges National Assembly to Pass the Digital Rights Bill

A digital rights advocate, ‘Boye Adegoke has called on the National Assembly to expedite actions on the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill that has been before the House of Representatives since 2016. The bill has been moving clawing its way through legislative process since then and is now up for third reading. Mr Adegoke, the program manager at Paradigm Initiative, ...

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YouthWASH: 2017 Global Handwashing Day “Our Hands, Our Future”!

Our Hands, Our Future is the theme for the 2017 Global Handwashing Day (GHD) which is celebrated on October 15 every year since 2008 when it was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. It is a day set aside to promote a global culture of handwashing with soap and raise awareness on the benefits of the practice. The theme ...

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[Video] WaterAid Nigeria calls for action to improve water, sanitation and hygiene in schools and healthcare facilities this Global Handwashing Day  

WaterAid Nigeria has today renewed its call for improvements to water, sanitation and hygiene in schools as well as healthcare facilities in the country. One in three schools around the world do not have regular access to water, basic private toilets, or a way to wash hands with soap and an estimated 443 million school days are lost every year ...

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