Corruption: Adopt e-governance, CITAD, PI tell politicians

Ahead of 2019 general elections, two leading Digital Rights groups, Paradigm Initiative and Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) have charged candidates of all political parties to adopt electronic governance (e-governance) with a view to curbing corruption in the country. Speaking during a media parley in Abuja on Tuesday, The Program Manager, Digital Rights, Mr […]

‘How African govts using laws to stifle internet freedom’

Governments in Africa continent have been accused of legislating laws and policies that enforce privacy violations, infringements to freedom of expression, access restrictions and hurt other digital rights. A statement emailed to SAHEL STANDARD on Tuesday by the Communications Officer of Paradigm Initiative, Sodiq Alabi, stated that the report on just concluded Digital Rights Conference in Africa […]

Digital security, 2019 elections top discussion at New Media conference

Conversations on digital security, fake news and the integrity of elections in Africa dominated the just concluded New Media, Citizens and Governance (NMCG) conference, held in Abuja on October 24 and 25, 2018. The conference, hosted by Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE), Paradigm Initiative and BudgIT, provided participants and speakers from seven African countries to […]