Each month, more than half a billion Africans access the internet – this is more than all the internet users in North America and the Middle East combined – and that number continues to grow. As the internet and digital technology become more and more integrated into all aspects of life, governance, and the economy in Africa, the inequalities and challenges we face online are reflected offline. We face new challenges to our human rights in the digital context – including unequal access, censorship and violence online. We must work.
BudgIT is hiring a Social Media and Community Manager. The role is National (within Nigeria) and will have the strategic responsibility to manage and grow Tracka’s social media structures, conduct strategic campaigns for Tracka tech products, and manage the community champions program to evolve the initiative into a full-blown sustainable advocacy community across 37 states in Nigeria. Application closes on 12th May 2023. Apply here.
POLLICY is looking for a Strategy Consultant to develop a 3-year strategic plan to support them to fulfill the organisation's mandate. Deadline is on 15th May 2023, Located in Uganda (Remote). Full Details here.
CIPESA and partners issued a call for applications consultants for the positions of Lead Proposal Writer, Gender Expert, Monitoring and Evaluation Expert, Communication Expert, and Legal expert. Details here. Apply by 3rd May 2023.
Since fashion businesses have gone digital, and new trends and opportunities are opening up for African fashion businesses to go global. CcHub/I-Hub is hosting two community training sessions of the Fashionomics Africa Incubator on 3rd May 2023. Participants will glean fresh insights on trends that will take their fashion business to the next level. Register now: http://bit.ly/C-sessions.
CIPIT made a call for submissions for their Journal of Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (JIPIT) 2023 volume. Email your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Submission deadline is 30thJune 2023. Details here.
KICTANet in partnership with the Africa Internet Rights Alliance (AIRA) coalition members officially launched the Tatua Digital Resilience Centre. The Centre aims to support Social Justice Organizations (SJOs) in East Africa, to maintain, grow, change, recover and survive in a changing environment by implementing effective digital strategies. The Centre will initially support SJOs in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and later scale to other countries in the continent. Details here.
🗣️🗣️We are excited about the #AIRATalks! The sixth and final #AIRATalks this year will discuss Tech Sector Accountability for Digital Rights. Join us!— African Internet Rights Alliance (AIRA) (@aira_africa) October 20, 2022
🗓️: 26th October
⏲️: 16.00 EAT/14.00WAT/15.00SAST/09.00EST
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