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Findings of a Survey on Multistakeholder Participation in Internet Governance from Africa

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

Findings of a Survey on Multistakeholder Participation in Internet Governance from Africa Enrico Calando of Research ICT Africa presents results from a survey on the perception of African stakeholders on internet governance structures and processes. An animated discussion on the reasons for lack of African participation in internet governance took place at a roundtable [...]

Invitation to participate in a survey on IGFs in Africa

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

Invitation to participate in a survey on IGFs in Africa As a stakeholder in the Internet and ICT sector in Africa, you are invited to share your views and perspectives on Internet Governance Forums in Africa through an online survey. The survey is being undertaken as part of academic research towards a Master of [...]

Survey on Mapping Multistakeholder Participation in Internet Governance from an African perspective

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

Survey on Mapping Multistakeholder Participation in Internet Governance from an African perspective by Enrico Calandro Research ICT Africa, in collaboration with NEPAD Agency (e-Africa programme) and supported by a research grant from the Center for Global Communications Studies at the Annenberg School for Communications, UPENN, has entered a new phase of its research on [...]

Beyond Access data: Research ICT Africa (RIA) ICT household surveys in 2017

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: ICT Access and Use Surveys|

Beyond Access data: Research ICT Africa (RIA) ICT household surveys in 2017 RIA, a non-profit think tank focused on building evidence for ICT policy and regulation, will be resuming the Household and Individual ICT access and use survey again in January 2017 after a funding interregnum.   This round includes, nine African countries (Kenya, Ghana, [...]

World Summit on the Information Society 2017: High level policy statement

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: ICT Access and Use Surveys|

World Summit on the Information Society 2017: High level policy statement By Alison Gillwald (PhD) Executive director, Research ICT Africa, and Adjunct Professor University of Cape Town. Research ICT Africa is an African public–interest ICT research ICT policy and regulatory network that has provided technical assistance to African countries, multilateral agencies and development banks for [...]

Beyond Access Surveys

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: ICT Access and Use Surveys|

Beyond Access Surveys The 2017 questionnaires for the Beyond Access Household, Individual and Business survey are now available. To access the survey questionnaire you are interested in, simply select between the to options below. Household and Individual Survey Business Survey Survey Methodology Please contact admin@researchictafrica.net or communications@researchictafrica.net Sign up for our mailing list here for updates on [...]

Reflections for the 2014 Milton Wolf Seminar

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

Reflections for the 2014 Milton Wolf Seminar The work of Research ICT Africa (RIA) in relation to internet governance has sought to understand why few African countries participate actively in internet governance debates, despite the significant resources of multilateral and donor agencies thrown at such endeavours and opportunities created for participation through multistakeholder initiatives – [...]

World Summit on the Information Society 2017: High level policy statement

By | June 14th, 2017|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

World Summit on the Information Society 2017: High level policy statement By Alison Gillwald (PhD) Executive director, Research ICT Africa, and Adjunct Professor University of Cape Town. Research ICT Africa is an African public–interest ICT research ICT policy and regulatory network that has provided technical assistance to African countries, multilateral agencies and development banks [...]

Terror fear enables veil of surveillance

By | May 26th, 2017|Categories: Home|

Terror fear enables veil of surveillance What has been alarming about the talk shows, social networks and even traditional media coverage of the biggest penalty in regulatory history being faced by MTN in Nigeria, for failing to register SIM cards, is the apparent lack of concern about the chilling effect mandatory SIM registration has had on [...]

AFRINIC/RIA Workshop on Internet measurement Initiatives in Africa

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Measuring Broadband Performance in Africa|

AFRINIC/RIA Workshop on Internet measurement Initiatives in Africa Africa Internet Summit 2017 Nairobi, Kenya Internet measurements workshop 30 May 2017 Co-organised with AFRINIC Internet measurements is a well known research area in networking, but it is still at an early stage in many developing regions including Africa. Typically, Internet measurements provide information with regard to coverage [...]