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Child Online Africa calls for an online safety lifestyle

– – Child Online Africa, a child advocacy organisation is calling for the adoption of online safety as a lifestyle. In a statement to commemorate #NiceNetNovember, the group said such a posture will better protect users of the internet. Since November 2015, Child Online Africa has been holding awareness and education campaign from the 1st of November through to the… Read More
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Child Online Africa launches ‘Bada Labari’ Campaign

– – The child advocacy organization, Child Online Africa has announced the launch of its latest campaign dubbed ‘Ba da Labari’ – the Hausa word for storytelling. In a statement the group said the campaign is “part of its advocacy strategy to structure communication about its subject matter interest that generates attention.” The organization said it wants to tell stories… Read More
Africa World 

Africa Safer Internet Day for 2022 launched

– – The 2022 commemoration of the Africa Safer Internet has been launched with several activities expected to take place in Ghana, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Zambia and Nigeria. According to conveners of the annual event, on Safer Internet Day, millions of people join forces “Together for a better internet” to inspire positive change online, raise awareness of online… Read More
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Africa’s digital leaders empowered on online habits

– – Young people who participated in the 2021 edition of the Africa Digital Leaders Programme have been empowered on the best habits to exhibit while online. The Africa Digital Leaders Programme, initiated by the Child Online Africa is a hybrid fellowship programme targeting young leaders between the ages 8-16year old. It is aimed at building the skills and capacity… Read More
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Child Online Africa founder receives philanthropy award

– – Ghanaian Child rights advocates, Awo Aidam Amenyah has been recognized for her works in advancing the protection of the rights of children. The founder of Child Online Africa, a pan-African non-profit organization has for over a decade now been fighting for the safety of children online. At Ghana’s national philanthropy awards event in the capital Accra, Amenyah and… Read More
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ATU Day: Child Online Africa calls for implementation of e-skills framework

– – Child Online Africa and its partners have announced their commitment to African Telecommunications Union and ICT day celebration by calling for a comprehensive implementation of e-skills framework with all stakeholders involved. In a statement they said “Africa needs to catch up with the rest of the world in the uptake of 4IR technologies such as AI, Big Data… Read More
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Ghana launches ‘Hike For the Child Online’ Campaign

– – Child Online Africa (COA) in Collaboration with the Head of State Award Scheme – Ghana has launched an online safety campaign called ‘Hike for the child online’ campaign. Launched on October 22, 2021, the charity campaign is an initiative to spark up discussion and support for the safety and well-being of children online in Africa. The first edition… Read More
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Africa Week of Action for Child Online Protection launched

– – The African Telecommunication Union (ATU) and Child Online Africa (COA) will host the first ever Africa Week of Action for Child Online Protection (AWA4COP) that will focus on rallying African countries to keep the momentum and continue creating awareness on Child Online Protection in order to safeguard the well-being, integrity, and safety of African children online. This week… Read More
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Africa urged to support adopted General Comment No.25 (2021)

– – Child Online Africa (COA) has said in a statement that it “extends it compliments to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child for adopting General Comment No.25 (2021) on Children’s Rights in Relation to the Digital Environment.” According to the pan-African group it considers “digital safety and literacy as an essential element of children’s growth… Read More
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Africa Safer Internet Day 2021 launched in Ghana

– – The Safer Internet Day Committee in partnership with Africa Safer Internet Day Partners has launched 2021 Africa Safer Internet Day in Ghana. The day which falls on Tuesday 9th February 2021 is a day set aside to discuss how to make the web a safe place for everyone especially children. In a statement the organizers of the impending… Read More