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We’re proud to announce that the Web Foundation has been nominated as an ‘Internet Hero‘ by the UK’s Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA).  Designed to recogniseRead more

Drumroll…tomorrow is the big day! The panel of expert judges will meet in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire to evaluate the final pitches of the TechMousso finalists. TechMousso is a competitionRead more

This Thursday 7th July the Web Foundation will be at the final round of TechMousso , a competition using gender data to bring the tech community together with civil society working on women’sRead more

Today, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) passed a landmark resolution. Exceptional in its scope and ambition, the resolution recognises that closing the digital divide, expandingRead more

Could universal broadband access spark a global entrepreneurship revolution? If the outcomes of last week’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit are anything to go by, the answer may be yes. In frontRead more

The Web Foundation believes in the African internet. Most of our senior team are based on the continent, and a lot of our work is focused here. Yet, by any account, it’s been a depressing fewRead more

This week, ministers from the club of industrialised countries – the OECD – gather in Mexico to discuss the state of the digital economy. The last such meeting was in 2008, on theRead more

The Global Anti-Corruption Summit in London this past May was an opportunity to make real progress on fighting corruption, building on the momentum of the Panama Papers that put the issue highRead more

Short on the heels of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition’s (GODAN) recent announcement of its 2016 Summit , Web Foundation Africa Research Manager François van Schalkwyk,Read more