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8 May 2020

Commentary: COVID-19 threatens EITI implementation, but transparency in the extractives sector will be needed in the aftermath of the crisis

Author: Bady Baldé and Joanne Jones, EITI

"Keeping transparency on track", 27 April 2020....

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15 April 2020
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… El pasado 27 de marzo de 2020, el Ministerio del Interior 3 de abril de 2020 mediante circular (CIR220-29-DMI-1000) recomendó se promoviera el uso de canales virtuales para la realización de consultas previas con pueblos indígenas, afrocolombianos y...

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15 April 2020

Commentary: Covid-19 shows why internet access is a basic right

Author: Eleanor Sarpong, World Wide Web Foundation

"Covid-19 shows why internet access is a basic right. We must get everyone connected.", 15 April 2020...

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20 November 2019

Bangladesh: 90% of garment workers to receive digital wages by 2021

Author: Correspondent, The Daily Star

"Digital wage for 90pc garment workers by 2021", 21 November 2019...

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19 November 2019
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Author: Observatorio Latinoamericano de Regulación, Medios y Convergencia (Latinoamérica)

“OFCOM: Concentración de proveedores de servicios en Internet obstaculiza la competencia y la innovación”- 19 de noviembre de 2019...

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6 November 2019

India: Kerala becomes first state to declare access to internet a basic human right

Author: Nidheesh M.K., Live Mint

"Now, Kerala aims for internet in every household", 7 November 2019...

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25 October 2019

Nigeria: Use of WhatsApp among older generations contributing to spread of fake news, includes company comments

Author: Yomi Kazeem, Quartz Africa

"Whatsapp is the medium of choice for older Nigerians spreading fake news", 22 October 2019....

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29 May 2019

US and Chinese tech giants are investing in Africa's digital infrastructure to avoid internet censorship from authoritarian regimes

Author: Clarissa Herrmann, Deutsche Welle

"Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions?", 28 May 2019....

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28 May 2019

Facebook accused of allowing misinformation campaigns in African elections; co responds, includes plan to open content review centre in Nairobi

Author: Larry Madowo, BBC News

"Is Facebook undermining democracy in Africa?", 24 May 2019....

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14 May 2019

Malawi: Authorities fear that fake news spread on Facebook & Whatsapp will influence elections

Author: Rabson Kondowe, Quartz Africa

"Despite a low internet penetration, Malawi is worried about fake news in its election run-up", 10 May 2019....

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