Digital Citizenship in Africa: Technologies of Agency and Repression
27 July 2023

The first Book in the ADRN Digital Series: launched 27 July 2023

Digital Citizenship in Africa: technologies of agency and repression. Edited by Dr. Tony Roberts and Dr. Tanja Bosch. 
A collected edition by Zed Books.

This first collection edition of case studies by African authors on digital citizenship documents the creative use of digital technologies to open online civic space, claim rights, and hold power to account. 

Each chapter analyses a specific episode in which citizens used hashtag campaigns, hacking, or e-petitions to raise issues being ignored by mainstream media and politicians. 

Hard copies are available to purchase here and you can download an open access e-book here.

The second book in the series has been completed and will be published by Zed Books in April 2024. Pre-order a copy by following this link Digital Disinformation in Africa: hashtag politics, power and propaganda. Edited by Dr. Tony Roberts and Dr. George Karekwaivanane. A collected edition by Zed Books.

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