Interested service providers are invited to submit proposals for development of a free, online African media policy course in memory of the late freedom of expression and media freedom activist Jeanette Minnie.
Four days of sessions, 11 to 14 Sept. in Windhoek, with the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN), facilitated by LINK's Dr Lucienne Abrahams -- to strengthen "Policy, Regulation & Governance for the Digital Economy".
The Wits LINK Centre is a leading African academic research and training body focused on ICT ecosystem policy and practice. Based at the Wits Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, LINK engages in knowledge production and capacity-building for the broad communications and information and communications technology (ICT) sector in Africa. Operating as part of both Tshimologong and the Wits School of Literature, Language and Media (SLLM), our focus spans across policy and practice in telecommunications, Internet, broadcasting, digital media, social media, e-government, digital transformation, innovation systems, cybersecurity and intellectual property -- all with an emphasis on economic and social implications in African and other developing-world contexts.