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UN Secretary-General Appoints Gbenga Sesan, 9 Others to Serve on Inaugural IGF Leadership Panel

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has appointed Mr. Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative and nine other high-level and eminent persons to serve on his inaugural Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Leadership Panel. The...

3rd Session of UN Working Group on Security and Use of ICTs Holds in...

The Third Substantive session of the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) 2021–2025, will take place at the United Nations headquarters in New...

17thAnnual Internet Governance Forum to Hold as Hybrid Event

The 17th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) scheduled to hold from November 28 to December 2, 2022 will be hosted as a hybrid event with the aim of accommodating the participation of stakeholders present...

Mozilla Launches Dataset to Assess Transparency and Accountability on Network Outages

Mozilla, makers of the Firefox browser, has launched an anonymous telemetry dataset to enable researchers access and explore signals of network outages globally. The initiative is aimed at creating more transparency around outages, a...

Kano Joins Six Other States in Switch Over to Digital Terrestrial Platform

Kano State in North-west Nigeria has joined six other states that have completed the Digital Switch Over (DSO) to migrate digital terrestrial broadcasting under the second phase of the national DSO programme. The first rollout...

IGF Calls for Nomination of Candidates for its Leadership Panel

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) has issued a call for the nomination of candidates from all stakeholder and regional groups for its inaugural Leadership Panel for the 2022 and 2023 cycles. Candidates’ nominations can be...

AIJC Calls for Entries for Inaugural African Investigative Journalist of the...

Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) is calling on journalists or teams of journalists from Africa to apply for its inaugural  African Investigative Journalist of the...