Any keen observer of social media spaces ahead of Nigeria’s upcoming presidential election cannot be in any doubt about the power that young people have to dictate the direction of national political discourse. Thanks to social media savvy young people, what started as a two-horse race is now...
This report introduces findings from ten digital rights landscape country reports on Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda, Sudan, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, Egypt, and Cameroon. The country reports analyse how the openings and closings of online civic space affect citizens’ digital rights.
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The United Nations Development Programme states that women’s political participation is a necessary ingredient for a peaceful and resilient society, yet large gender gaps obstinately persist in many countries around the globe.