Protecting Digital Rights

Who We Are...

Our work is rooted in four values: accountability, transparency, integrity and good governance.

About Us

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


Our Work

AIRA’s work aims to:

Promote collective action on regressive digital rights policy and practice developments:

this includes engagement with policy makers at national, regional and international

Provide a platform to nurture global partnerships to enhance digital rights in Africa:

This includes engagement with individual organizations, as well as participation



Averting Internet Shutdowns and Protecting Digital Rights in Africa: 

Analyzing the Critical Role of the Judiciary.

Date: 14th April 2022

Time: 15.00 EAT / 13.00WAT / 14.00SAST / 08.00EST

Registration Link: 

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