January 2018

Quartz: There’s a decades-old law threatening digital freedom in DR Congo https://qz.com/1187727/the-dr-congo-is-using-a-decades-old-law-to-shut-down-the-internet/

YNaija: Paradigm Initiative 2018 Digital Outlook Shows Nigerians Still Have More Challenge Against Digital Rights Awaiting Them:  https://ynaija.com/the-activism-blog-paradigm-initiative-2018-digital-outlook-shows-nigerians-still-have-more-challenge-against-digital-rights-awaiting-them/

Times (of Malawi): Surveillance Scare http://www.times.mw/surveillance-scare/

New Telegraph: Digital rights x be promoted –NGO https://newtelegraphonline.com/2018/01/digital-rights-x-promoted-ngo/

MAPnews: Paradigm Initiative Releases 2017 Digital Rights in Africa Report https://mapnews24.com/paradigm-initiative-releases-2017-digital-rights-africa-report/

ThisDay: Passage of Digital Rights Bill Timely, Says ICT Operators https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/01/04/passage-of-digital-rights-bill-timely-says-ict-operators/

YNaija: Nigerians Must Be Proactive and Demand Government’s Commitment to “No Internet Shutdown” | Paradigm Initiative Speaks on the Internet Shutdown in Cameroon https://ynaija.com/nigerians-must-be-proactive-and-demand-governments-commitment-to-no-internet-shutdown-paradigm-initiative-speaks-on-the-internet-shutdown-in-cameroon/

CFAtech: Paradigm Initiative Challenges Government’s Surveillance of Social Media https://cfatech.ng/paradigm-initiative-challenges-governments-surveillance-social-media/

Freedom: GAMBIA: Statement on the Arrest of Dr. Ismaila Ceesay https://freedomnewspaper.com/2018/02/01/gambia-statement-arrest-dr-ismaila-ceesay/

Daily Trust: Rights group challenges FG’s social media surveillance https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/rights-group-challenges-fg-s-social-media-surveillance.html

ITWeb:  Nigeria: digital rights group, NCC square off again http://www.itwebafrica.com/ict-and-governance/265-nigeria/242508-nigeria-digital-rights-group-ncc-square-off-again

Punch: More attacks on FG over social media monitoring https://punchng.com/more-attacks-on-fg-over-social-media-monitoring/

ITREALMS: Paradigm Initiative to sue FG over social media surveillance: www.itrealms.com.ng/2018/01/paradigm-initiative-to-sue-fg-over.html

HarvardPolitics: Internet, Inc.: Technology Superpowers and the Future of African Connectivity  http://harvardpolitics.com/covers/internet-inc-technology-superpowers-and-the-future-of-african-connectivity/

NigeriaCommunicationsWeek: Paradigm Initiative Challenges Nigerian Government’s Surveillance of Social Media: https://nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/paradigm-initiative-challenges-nigerian-governments-surveillance-of-social-media/

WorldStage: Nigeria: Group kicks against any move by govt to regulate Social Media www.worldstagegroup.com/worldstagenew/index.php?active=news&newscid=42764&catid=2

Vanguard: Hate speech: Nigerian ICT practitioners berate govt’s new wiretap measures Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/01/hate-speech-nigerian-ict-practitioners-berate-govts-new-wiretap-measures/https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/01/hate-speech-nigerian-ict-practitioners-berate-govts-new-wiretap-measures/

Vanguard: ‘Digital rights, freedom bill passage okay, but…’ https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/01/digital-rights-freedom-bill-passage-okay/

 

December 2017

YNaija: Digital Rights Bill Has Finally Passed, But Can It Really Be Implemented? https://ynaija.com/activism-blog-paradigm-initiative-happy-passage-digital-rights-bill-concerned-implementation/

CFATech: House of Reps Passes Digital Rights Bill

https://cfatech.ng/house-reps-passes-digital-rights-bill/

Nigerian Communications Week: House of Representatives Passes Digital Rights Bill http://nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/house-of-reps-passes-digital-rights-bill/

IT Realms: Digital Rights Bill Passes

http://www.itrealms.com.ng/2017/12/digital-rights-bill-passes-green.html

TechcultureNG: Digital Rights and Freedom Passed by Nigerian House of Representatives https://techcultureng.com/2017/12/20/digital-rights-and-freedom-bill-passed-by-nigerian-house-of-representatives/

Independent: Govt Should Stop Stifling Innovation

 https://independent.ng/govt-stop-stifling-innovation-sesan/ 

TechPoint: Abia State holds a lot of promise, Ariaria market is one, its emerging tech scene in Aba is another  https://techpoint.ng/2017/12/14/abia-ariaria-market-aba-tech-scene/

TechEconomy: Paradigm Initiative Releases 2017 Digital Rights In Africa Report  https://techeconomy.ng/2017/12/23/paradigm-initiative-releases-2017-digital-rights-africa-report/

 

November 2017

Independent: Start-Up Wins N1m At Techtiary Forum https://independent.ng/start-wins-n1m-techtiary-forum/

NewsGuru: Buhari Meets NCC Chairman as Paradigm Initiative Petitions Commission Over Domain Names Blockade https://www.thenewsguru.com/buhari-meets-ncc-chairman-paradigm-initiative-petitions-commission-domain-names-blockade/

The Guardian: Nigeria: Group Decries Alleged Plan to Clampdown on Online Newspapers https://ynaija.com/the-activism-blog-paradigm-initiative-condemns-arrest-of-martha-odonovan/

Olisa.tv: Buhari’s Secret War on Free Speech by Paradigm initiative https://olisa.tv/2017/11/president-buharis-secret-war-on-free-speech-by-paradigm-initiative/  

YNaija: Nigeria Is Unmasking Citizens Online at Record Levels but There Are No Rights – Yet https://ynaija.com/nigeria-unmasking-citizens-online-record-levels-no-rights-yet/

237online: Paradigm Initiative demande à MTN de restaurer un service Internet complet au Cameroun https://www.237online.com/article-65464-paradigm-initiative-demande-agrave–mtn-de-restaurer-un-service-internet-complet-au-cameroun.html

The Guardian: Nigeria: NCC Ex-Boss Calls for Review of National Broadband Plan http://allafrica.com/stories/201711021033.html

ItWebAfrica: Digital rights group lambasts Zim regime over social media clampdown www.itwebafrica.com/ict-and-governance/273-zimbabwe/241480-digital-rights-group-lambasts-zim-regime-over-social-media-clampdown

Tech Economy: Techtiary 2017, morale booster for #girlCoders 

 https://techeconomy.ng/2017/12/02/techtiary-2017-morale-booster-girlcoders/

 

Nigerian Communications Week: Paradigm Initiative to Rejig Techtiary Forum https://nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/paradigm-initiative-to-rejig-techtiary-forum/

 

 

 

Tech Economy: Paradigm Initiative announces new plans for ‘Techtiary Forum’ https://techeconomy.ng/2017/11/29/paradigm-initiative-announces-new-plans-techtiary-forum/

 The Guardian: Nigeria: Gcuoba Mentors Students on Importance of Technology Education: http://allafrica.com/stories/201711160578.html

Tech Economy: Paradigm Initiative to Host 300 Students at 2017 Techtiary Forum https://techeconomy.ng/2017/11/25/paradigm-initiative-host-300-students-2017-techtiary-forum/

YNaija: Paradigm Initiative Asks Mtn To Restore Full Internet Service In Cameroon https://ynaija.com/the-activism-blog-paradigm-initiative-asks-mtn-to-restore-full-internet-service-in-cameroon/

Tech Economy: Paradigm Initiative demands explanation on alleged blocking of online news sites https://techeconomy.ng/2017/11/10/paradigm-initiative-demands-explanation-alleged-blocking-online-news-sites/ 

CFATech: Paradigm Initiative Reacts on NCC’s Alleged Move to Block Online News Sites https://cfatech.ng/paradigm-initiative-reacts-nccs-alleged-move-block-online-news-sites-2/

Tech Economy: Buhari: The secret war on free speech https://techeconomy.ng/2017/11/17/buhari-secret-war-free-speech/  

Tech Economy: AKWA IBOM: Who is jamming internet signals during football matches? https://techeconomy.ng/2017/11/14/akwa-ibom-jamming-internet-signals-football-matches/  

Tech Economy: CSO cautions against alleged Nigerian Government’s attempts to clampdown on online newspapers https://techeconomy.ng/2017/11/08/cso-cautions-alleged-nigerian-governments-attempts-clampdown-online-newspapers/

Tech Economy: Paradigm Initiative announces new plans for ‘Techtiary Forum’ https://techeconomy.ng/2017/11/29/paradigm-initiative-announces-new-plans-techtiary-forum/

Nigerian Communications Week: Paradigm Initiative Unhappy with Alleged Government’s Attempts to Clampdown on Online Newspapers https://nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/paradigm-initiative-unhappy-with-alleged-governments-attempts-to-clampdown-on-online-newspapers/    

October 2017

Vanguard: Use social media to bridge gap in governance, CSOs tell citizens /https://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/10/use-social-media-bridge-gap-governance-csos-tell-citizens/

Punch: Strategic steps to grow local capacity www.punchng.com/strategic-steps-to-grow-local-capacity/

Premium Times: SPECIAL REPORT: How a Nigerian law is suppressing citizens’ freedom on the Internet https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/246348-special-report-nigerian-law-suppressing-citizens-freedom-internet.html

The Whistler: That Our Women May Be Free Indeed: https://thewhistler.ng/story/afdb-targets-growth-africas-textile-industry/

WorldStage: New Media Citizens and Governance Conference 2018 to deliver greater impact on Nigeria society – Organisers: www.worldstagegroup.com/index.php?active=news&newscid=39427&catid=37

The Nation: Community launches ICT centre in Kwara www.thenationonlineng.net/community-launches-ict-centre-kwara/Sahara Reporters: How A Nigerian Law Is Suppressing Citizens’ Freedom On The Internet www.saharareporters.com/2017/10/17/how-nigerian-law-suppressing-citizens-freedom-internet

ThisDay: Kwara Community Unveils Solar Powered Digital Literacy Centre https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2017/10/12/kwara-community-unveils-solar-powered-digital-literacy-centre/

Ynaija: Paradigm Initiative Condemns Internet Shutdown in Cameroon https://ynaija.com/the-activism-blog-paradigm-initiative-condemns-internet-shutdown-in-cameroon/

CFATech: Review National Broadband Plan Says Former NCC Boss https://cfatech.ng/review-national-broadband-plan-says-former-ncc-boss/

Nigeria Communications Week: Ndukwe Says Review of National Broadband Plan Now Imperative:  www.nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/ndukwe-says-review-of-national-broadband-plan-now-imperative/

Nigeria Communications Week: Paradigm Initiative Berates African Governments for Stifling Internet Freedom: www.nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/paradigm-initiative-berates-african-governments-for-stifling-internet-freedom/

DotunRoy: #Internet Freedom Is the New Press Freedom: An African Perspective by Babatunde Okunoye & ‘Boye Adegoke: http://dotunroy.com/2017/10/27/internet-freedom-is-the-new-press-freedom-an-african-perspective-by-babatunde-okunoye-boye-adegoke/

DotunRoy: Expert Calls On Ministry of Communications To Review National Broadband Plan www.dotunroy.com/2017/10/31/expert-calls-on-ministry-of-communications-to-review-national-broadband-plan/

Olisa.tv: Why is the Akwa Ibom Government Jamming Internet Signals During Football Matches: https://www.olisa.tv/2017/10/why-is-the-akwa-ibom-government-jamming-internet-signals-during-football-matches/

Nigeria Communications Week: Right To Privacy? Nigeria Needs A Data Protection Law www.nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/right-to-privacy-nigeria-needs-a-data-protection-law

Web Foundation: Right to privacy? Nigeria needs a Data Protection Law https://webfoundation.org/2017/10/right-to-privacy-nigeria-needs-a-data-protection-law/

YNaija: Paradigm Initiative Fetes Volunteers and Partners https://ynaija.com/the-activism-blog-paradigm-initiative-fetes-volunteers-and-partners/

CFATech: Expert Urges National Assembly to Pass the Digital Rights Bill https://cfatech.ng/expert-urges-national-assembly-pass-digital-rights-bill/

Nigeria Communications Week: Expert Urges National Assembly to Pass the Digital Rights Bill  http://nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/expert-urges-national-assembly-to-pass-digital-rights-bill/

Nigeria Communications Week: Sodiq Alabi Implores Undergraduates to Leverage Technology for Success www.nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/sodiq-alabi-implores-undergraduates-to-leverage-technology-for-success/

September 2017

YNaija: CSOs Write AU, UNHRC Over Internet Shutdown in Togo: https://ynaija.com/the-activism-blog-paradigm-initiative-nigeria-csos-write-au-unhrc-over-internet-shutdown-in-togo/

Dotunroy: CSOs Write AU, UNHRC over Internet Shutdown in Togo: http://dotunroy.com/2017/09/20/csos-write-au-unhrc-on-internet-shutdown-in-togo/

Techculture: Coalition of CSOs Writes AU, UNHRC over Internet Shutdown in Togo: https://techcultureng.com/2017/09/15/coalition-of-csos-write-to-au-and-united-nations-over-togo-internet-shutdown/

APC: CSOs Write International Bodies over Internet Shutdown in Togo: https://www.apc.org/en/pubs/csos-write-international-bodies-over-internet-shutdown-togo

Banews: CSOs Write AU, UNHRC over Internet Shutdown in Togo: http://banews.ng/csos-write-au-unhrc-internet-shutdown-togo/

Thisday: Expert Recommends Online Courses to Boost Digital Expertise: https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2017/09/27/expert-recommends-online-courses-to-boost-digital-expertise/

The Nation: Kwara Community Unveils Sola Powered Digital Literacy Centre: http://thenationonlineng.net/kwara-community-unveils-solar-powered-digital-literacy-centre/

 

The Nation: NCC Committed to achieving Broadband Penetration by 2018: http://thenationonlineng.net/ncc-committed-to-achieving-30-broadband-penetration-by-2018/

Biz Community: Forum on Internet Freedom Kicks Off This Week: http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/11/167821.html

YNaija: NUJ Needs To Start Acting, And Stop “Barking”: https://ynaija.com/injustice-blog-nuj-needs-start-acting-stop-barking/

YNaija: CSOs Head to Court over NGO Bill: https://ynaija.com/activism-blog-csos-head-court-ngo-bill/

 

August 2017

New Telegraph: NGOs sign pact to promote digital rights: https://newtelegraphonline.com/2017/08/ngos-sign-pact-promote-digital-rights/

YNaija: Paradigm Initiative Condemns Military Monitoring of Nigeria’s Social Media Space: https://ynaija.com/injustice-blog-pin-condemns-military-monitoring-nigeriaa-social-media-space/

ThisDay: Nigerian Military’s Surveilance of Social Media Alarming, Says Paradigm Initiative:  https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2017/08/31/nigerian-militarys-surveilance-of-social-media-alarming-says-paradigm-initiative/

Techpoint: The secret life of USPF:  https://techpoint.ng/2017/08/09/the-secret-life-of-uspf/

Dotunroy.com: Paradigm Initiative Joins Global Network Initiative: http://dotunroy.com/2017/08/24/paradigm-initiative-joins-global-network-initiative/

Banews.Ng: Paradigm Initiative Joins Global Network Initiative:

http://banews.ng/paradigm-initiative-joins-global-network-initiative/  

Reportersatlarge.com: Paradigm Initiative Joins Global Network Initiative: http://reportersatlarge.com/paradigm-initiative-joins-global-network-initiative/

 http://reportersatlarge.com/lessons-digital-rights-advocacy-kenyan-2017-elections/

CFATech: Paradigm Initiative Joins Global Network Initiative: https://cfatech.ng/paradigm-initiative-joins-global-network-initiative/ 

Reportersatlarge.com: Lessons in Digital Rights Advocacy from the Kenyan 2017 Elections: http://reportersatlarge.com/lessons-digital-rights-advocacy-kenyan-2017-elections/

Dotunroy.com: Paradigm Initiative Cautions Nigerian Military on Social Media Surveillance activity:  http://dotunroy.com/2017/08/30/paradigm-initiative-cautions-nigerian-military-on-social-media-surveillance-activity/

NigeriaCommunicationsWeek: Nigerian Military Surveillance of Social Media Alarming- Paradigm Initiative:  http://nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/e-business/nigerian-militarys-surveillance-of-social-media-alarming-paradigm-initiative

Pulse: Paradigm Initiative moves to secure privacy, free expression of Nigerians online: http://www.pulse.ng/news/paradigm-initiative-moves-to-secure-nigerians-rights-online-id7218689.html

July 2017

The Post: Paradigm Initiative Holds Internet Policy Training July 11 to 13 in Gambia: http://www.thepost-ng.com/paradigm-initiative-holds-internet-policy-training-july-11-13-gambia/

TechCultureNG: Broadband Access in Nigeria, Not broad enough, not qualitative enough – says Paradigm Initiative Report: https://techcultureng.com/2017/07/08/broad-band-access-in-nigeria-not-broad-enough-not-qualitative-enough-says-paradigm-initiative-reportl/

DotunRoy.com: Paradigm Initiative to hold Internet Policy Training in the Gambia: http://dotunroy.com/2017/07/05/paradigm-initiative-to-hold-internet-policy-training-in-the-gambia/

DotunRoy.Com: Paradigm Initiative to work with stakeholders to strengthen internet policies in Gambia: http://dotunroy.com/2017/07/22/paradigm-initiative-to-work-with-stakeholders-to-strengthen-internet-policies-in-gambia/

The Nigerian Archive: Presidency, Civil Society set for Roundtable talk on digital rights: http://www.nigeriarchive.com/presidency-civil-society-set-for-roundtable-talk-on-digital-rights/

Ynaija: The Activism Blog: After 10 years, Paradigm Initiative expands its board with two women: https://ynaija.com/the-social-change-blog-after-10-years-paradigm-initiative-expands-its-board-with-two-women/

NigeriaDirect.news: Africa: Internet Freedom in a season of elections: https://nigeria.direct.news/news=826694

NigeriaCommunicationsWeek: Africa: Internet Freedom in a season of elections: http://www.nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/e-business/africa-internet-freedom-in-a-season-of-elections

NigeriaCommunicationsWeek: Paradigm Initiative adds two more members to Advisory Board: http://nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/e-business/paradigm-initiative-adds-two-members-to-advisory-board

UNDPI: Advisory Board: Paradigm Initiative adds two more members to Advisory Board: http://www.undpi.org/World-News/Advisory-Board-Paradigm-Initiative-Adds-Two-Members-to-Advisory-Board.html

4Traders: Paradigm Initiative adds two more members to Advisory Board: http://www.4-traders.com/THE-ADVISORY-BOARD-COMPAN-8206/news/Advisory-Board-Paradigm-Initiative-Adds-Two-Members-to-Advisory-Board-24719512/

CyberAfrica: Paradigm Initiative set to hold Internet Policy training in Gambia: http://tmclonline.com.ng/cyberafrica/2017/07/05/paradigm-initiative-to-hold-internet-policy-training-in-gambia/

CyberAfrica: Paradigm Initiative opens registration for #IFF2018: http://tmclonline.com.ng/cyberafrica/2017/07/10/paradigm-initiative-opens-registration-for-iff2018/

DotunRoy.com: Paradigm Initiative opens registration for #IFF2018: http://dotunroy.com/2017/07/11/paradigm-initiative-opens-registration-for-iff2018/

DigiVation: Paradigm Initiative opens registration for #IFF2018: http://www.digivation.com.ng/2017/07/10/paradigm-initiative-opens-registration-iff2018/

NigeriaCommunicationsWeek: Presidency, Civil Society set for Roundtable Talk on Digital Rights: http://nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/e-business/presidency-civil-society-set-for-roundtable-talk-on-digital-rights

XYZ News: Digital Rights| Presidency, Civil society to hold talk: http://xyznews.com.ng/news/269239/digital-rights-presidency-civil-society-to-hold-talk

ThisDay: Nigeria’s Broadband Penetration Hinged on Mobile Broadband: https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2017/07/27/nigerias-broadband-penetration-hinged-on-mobile-broadband/

 

June 2017

Leadership Newspaper: FG, PI Train Security Agencies on Digital Rights, CyberCrimes: http://leadership.ng/2017/06/08/fg-pi-train-security-agencies-digital-rights-cyber-crimes/

VON: Stakeholders call for increased capacity building on cyber crimes: https://von.gov.ng/stakeholders-call-increased-capacity-building-cyber-crimes/

DotunRoy.com: Ministry of Justice and Paradigm Initiative Hosted Law Enforcement Agencies at a Digital Rights and Cybercrimes Workshop: http://dotunroy.com/2017/06/08/ministry-of-justice-and-paradigm-initiative-hosted-law-enforcement-agencies-at-a-digital-rights-and-cybercrimes-workshop/

OrderPaper.ng : Cybercrime: Ministry of Justice, PIN seek freedom of digital rights : http://www.orderpaper.ng/cybercrime-ministry-justice-pin-seek-freedom-digital-rights/

ITRealms: Law Enforcement agencies go on digital rights, cybercrimes: http://www.itrealms.com.ng/2017/06/law-enforcement-agencies-go-on-digital.html

Nigeria Communications Week: Digital Rights: Surveillance, Interception Must be Lawful-PIN: http://www.nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/telecom/digital-rights-surveillance-interception-must-be-lawful-pin

Fast Company: Hello Dear, Nigerian Email Scammers are becoming coders: https://www.fastcompany.com/40427367/hello-dear-nigerian-email-scammers-are-becoming-coders?utm_content=buffer474c5&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Government Technology: How is one organization helping stop email scammers: http://www.govtech.com/question-of-the-day/Question-of-the-day-for-06262017.html

Pulse.ng: Group drags FG to court for allegedly spying on Nigerians with satellites: http://www.pulse.ng/local/paradigm-initiative-group-drags-fg-to-court-for-allegedly-spying-on-nigerians-with-satellites-id6887900.html

Techpoint.ng: The Journey to turning Nigerian cybercriminals to coders: https://techpoint.ng/2017/06/29/cybercriminals-turn-coders/

ITWebAfrica: Nigeria: Digital rights group drags tech ministry to court: http://www.itwebafrica.com/satellite/825-nigeria/238042-nigeria-digital-rights-group-drags-tech-ministry-to-court

The Guardian: Microsoft Targets 1000 nonprofits for technology donations by 2018: https://guardian.ng/technology/microsoft-targets-1000-nonprofits-for-technology-donations-by-2018/

IT News Africa: Microsoft to Empower Nonprofits in Nigeria: https://www.itnewsafrica.com/2017/06/microsoft-to-empower-nonprofits-in-nigeria/

Nigeria Communications Week: FoI: PIN Gets Leave in case against FG over spying satellites: http://www.nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng/news/foi-pin-gets-leave-in-case-against-fg-over-spying-satellites

Premium Times: Investigation: Two years after, Niger Delta states continue controversial spying programmes: http://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/235396-investigation-two-years-after-niger-delta-states-continue-controversial-spying-programmes.html

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