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Privacy & Surveillance

US, EU, China 'entrench' authoritarianism with spying tech export

Security aid provided by world powers is regularly provided to countries with poor human rights records.

US, EU, China 'entrench' authoritarianism with spying tech export

Privacy & Surveillance

Meet the activists fighting the Great Chinese Firewall

These are the people fighting online censorship in China.

Meet the activists fighting the Great Chinese Firewall

Refugees

Italy closes ports for two more Mediterranean rescue ships

Rescuers say the stance by Italy's new populist government risks costing more lives in the future.

Italy closes ports for two more Mediterranean rescue ships

Rwanda

The female moto drivers of Kigali

Rwanda's most popular form of transportation recently saw its first female drivers, changing the perception of women.

The female moto drivers of Kigali

Iran

New mobile apps are shaping Iran's civil society

Iranian rights activists are creating hi-tech solutions to promote civil liberties, despite frequent internet shutdowns.

New mobile apps are shaping Iran's civil society

Internet

Internet Health Report 2018: The threats faced by online users

New report focuses on privacy and security, openness, digital inclusion, web literacy and decentralisation.

Internet Health Report 2018: The threats faced by online users

Science & Technology

Building Wakanda: Africa's search for the next Einstein

Africa's top scientists gather in the Rwandan capital of Kigali to focus on the future of science in the continent.

Building Wakanda: Africa's search for the next Einstein

Science

The Scientific African launched to increase research output

Currently, only two percent of all global scientific research comes from Africa.

The Scientific African launched to increase research output

Togo

Togo government and opposition to hold crisis talks

High hopes on talks scheduled to begin on Thursday between President Gnassingbe's government and opposition parties.

Togo government and opposition to hold crisis talks

Yemen

Yemen conflict: Who controls what

Nearly three years after seizing the capital, Sanaa, the Houthis have consolidated their grip over large parts of Yemen.

Yemen conflict: Who controls what

Internet

Rising internet shutdowns aimed at 'silencing dissent'

Governments around the world are increasingly cutting off internet access in the wake of people's protests.

Rising internet shutdowns aimed at 'silencing dissent'

Cameroon

Cameroon internet shutdowns cost Anglophones millions

In an attempt to quell criticism, the government of Cameroon continues to shut down social media and messaging apps.

Cameroon internet shutdowns cost Anglophones millions