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How can we Ensure Online Safety for Minority Groups? 

In today’s digital landscape, targeting minority groups online poses significant risks. Recent Digital Dialogue shed light on the challenges faced by LGBTQIA+ individuals and activists. Tech giants often neglect user safety, perpetuating violence. Initiatives like the Left-Out Project and ‘Secure our Socials’ campaign strive to combat this issue. Transparency and community solidarity are crucial in fostering safer online spaces. As we navigate the digital age, prioritizing collective well-being over profit is vital.

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Unlocking the Future: Digital Democracy and African Elections in 2024

“Unlocking the Future: Digital Democracy and African Elections in 2024” explores the intersection of digitalization and democracy across 17 African nations. Academics and experts delve into topics like misinformation, gender biases, the digital divide, and governance challenges. Op-eds and podcasts amplify voices advocating for electoral reforms and digital citizenship. The initiative aims to empower citizens and safeguard democratic integrity amidst a rapidly evolving digital landscape.

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Press Release: #AfricaFlows – Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Changing Nature of Work & Play

“#AfricaFlows builds on a series of exciting themes over the years, this time commenting on the advent of AI and its possibilities – good, bad, or neutral. It’s a great place to be, should you want to connect with other dynamic, African grassroots and media technologists who are building towards their own better futures.”

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