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Applications Now Open for Hackathon@AIS
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Events 28 March 2018

Applications Now Open for Hackathon@AIS

The application process for the Hackathon@AIS is now open. The Hackathon@AIS is an event aimed at exposing engineers from...

“The Internet is Home” – Youth voices on why we should keep the Internet on
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Connecting the World 20 June 2017

“The Internet is Home” – Youth voices on why we should keep the Internet on

Last year alone, the international digital rights advocacy organization Access Now recorded 56 Internet shutdowns worldwide. There’s concern about...

Internet Society and Commission of the African Union launch Internet Infrastructure Security Guidelines for Africa
Improving Technical Security 30 May 2017

Internet Society and Commission of the African Union launch Internet Infrastructure Security Guidelines for Africa

NAIROBI Kenya, 30 May, 2017 – The Internet Society and the African Union Commission today unveiled a new set...

Putting the Internet at the Heart of Africa’s Future
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Connecting the World 7 June 2016

Putting the Internet at the Heart of Africa’s Future

The Internet changes everything. It connects one person to another, one community to another, one nation to another. It...

Shine The Light: How One Rwandan Woman Is Helping Girls Know They CAN Rule The World
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Women In Tech 6 June 2016

Shine The Light: How One Rwandan Woman Is Helping Girls Know They CAN Rule The World

We want to boost the profile of connected women everywhere. As part of our Shine The Light campaign we’ve...

The Internet Society Urges African Policymakers to Act on Internet Opportunity
Press releases 1 June 2016

The Internet Society Urges African Policymakers to Act on Internet Opportunity

The Internet Society will call for the adoption of policies and frameworks that expand access and create greater demand for...

Could the Next Google Be Happening Right Now in Africa?
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Connecting the World 25 May 2016

Could the Next Google Be Happening Right Now in Africa?

Africa is home to the youngest population in the world with 200 million aged between 15 – 24 years....

Shining a Light on Africa’s Internet Success
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Connecting the World 2 June 2015

Shining a Light on Africa’s Internet Success

I am excited to be in Tunis this week at the Africa Internet Summit where I was honored to...

Internet Society Report Points to Rapid Internet Growth in Africa; Outlines Path to Further Expansion
Domain Name System (DNS) 2 June 2015

Internet Society Report Points to Rapid Internet Growth in Africa; Outlines Path to Further Expansion

In order to better understand what African nations need to do to reap the full benefits of the Internet,...

Internet Society CEO Kathy Brown: Africa Primed to Take Advantage of the Internet Opportunity
Domain Name System (DNS) 2 June 2015

Internet Society CEO Kathy Brown: Africa Primed to Take Advantage of the Internet Opportunity

There has been robust growth in Internet access and usage over the past few years and Africa is now...

Looking ahead to an action packed week at the AIS
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Community Projects 1 June 2015

Looking ahead to an action packed week at the AIS

The Internet Society, led by its President and CEO Kathy Brown is in Tunis at the third African Internet...

Joining the Internet conversation in Africa
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Connecting the World 30 May 2015

Joining the Internet conversation in Africa

Access to the Internet is no longer a luxury, but a pre-requisite for anyone wishing to participate in a...

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