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Internet Society, Facebook Partner to Expand Internet Connectivity in Africa

The Internet Society a global non-profit organization dedicated to the open development, evolution and use of the Internet, today announced that it is partnering with Facebook to develop Internet Exchange Points (IXP) throughout Africa. An Internet Exchange Point is where multiple local and international networks, ISPs and content providers interconnect their

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AIMS, Facebook, Google Partner to Launch African Master’s in Machine Intelligence

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has announced the launch of a one-year intensive African Master’s in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) in partnership with Facebook and Google. The master’s will begin this September at the AIMS-Rwanda campus in Kigali. “Machine Intelligence (MI) is revolutionizing critical aspects of our lives. It enhances

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Activists in “Pads Solidarity” as Police Interrogates Nyanzi Over Her Facebook Posts

Makerere University professor Dr Stella Nyanzi has today appeared at CID offices in Kibuli for interrogation over her social media rants. Notorious for protesting nude to regain her office at the Makerere Institute of Social Research (Misr) last year, Nyanzi has been charged with "cyber harassment and computer misuse". Nyanzi commands

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