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The Ministry of Innovation and Technology and the Internet Society Sign New Pact to Advance Digital Economy in Ethiopia
Press Releases 10 June 2021

The Ministry of Innovation and Technology and the Internet Society Sign New Pact to Advance Digital Economy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 09 June, 2021 – The Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MINT) of Ethiopia and the...

Spotlight on the Kenya Education Network, an Africa Peering Community Champion
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Infrastructure and Community Development 3 June 2021

Spotlight on the Kenya Education Network, an Africa Peering Community Champion

The Kenya Education Network (KENET) supports communities that build Internet infrastructure in Kenya. For nearly a decade, KENET has...

Keeping the Internet on during Benin’s Presidential Elections
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Measuring the Internet 1 June 2021

Keeping the Internet on during Benin’s Presidential Elections

With protests intensifying and social media interruptions reported in the weeks leading up to Benin’s presidential elections on 11...

Local Cloud Hosting: IXPN grows local traffic from 1% in 2006 to 60% in 2020
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In the News 29 May 2021

Local Cloud Hosting: IXPN grows local traffic from 1% in 2006 to 60% in 2020

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Mauritius Must Not Fall into the ‘Mass Surveillance’ Trap
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Encryption 28 May 2021

Mauritius Must Not Fall into the ‘Mass Surveillance’ Trap

This article was originally published in French in L’express. On 17 May, 2020, The Internet Society, alongside the IGF Mauritius,...

African Women to Drive Digitalization and Transformation: AfChix and Internet Society Renew Partnership
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About Internet Society 27 May 2021

African Women to Drive Digitalization and Transformation: AfChix and Internet Society Renew Partnership

African economies are making bold moves to speed up digitalization and transformation. We want women to play a key...

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