22 April 2020
The Secretariat of the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms Coalition (hereafter referred to as AfDec) invites African researchers, academics, journalists and human and digital rights activists to submit a synopsis of an in-depth piece that explores national and/or regional responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa and their impact on human rights online.
21 April 2020
The Secretariat of the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms Coalition announces the launch of the Coalition’s COVID-19 & Digital Rights Rapid Response Fund. The Fund is an extension of the Strategic Advocacy Fund that forms part of the project “Securing human rights online in Africa through a strong and active ‘African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms’ network” (AfDec project)....
21 April 2020
This study by the Africa Freedom of Information Centre gives a thorough analysis of Uganda’s compliance with the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms. It explores the promotion and protection of digital rights in proposed and implementation of existing internet-related policy in the country. It goes further to give recommendations to...
02 April 2020
Data Protection Africa (DPA) is an online open-access portal that provides information on data protection laws and access to data protection authorities in 32 African countries. Phase 2 updates to DPA are now available.
Opinions and commentary
16 January 2020
The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms (AfDec) Coalition has set 2020 as the year for robust advocacy for an open and free internet as well as strategic promotion of online human rights in Africa.
AfDec’s work is hinged on the promotion of the 13 principles of the African Declaration. The Coalition is a Pan-African initiative aimed...
31 December 2019