Publications

The following publications can also be found on Academia.edu, ResearchGateMendeley or Google Scholar.

Alex Comninos & Gareth Seneque, Cyber security, civil society and vulnerability in an age of communications surveillance, in Global Information Society Watch 2014: Communications surveillance in the digital age, Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries (Hivos), September 2014 (accessible at GISwatch.org).

Alex Comninos, IGF cybersecurity fail: website leaks personal data with aid of participants (blog post) 25 October 2013 [accessible at APC.org]

Alex Comninos, South Africa, in Internet Governance: Global South Perspectives, Global Partners Digital, May 2013 [accessible at gp-digital.org]

Alex Comninos, A cybersecurity agenda for civil society: What is at stake? APC Issue Papers. April 2013 [accessible at APC.org]

Alex Comninos, The liability of internet intermediaries in Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda: An uncertain terrain, Intermediary Liability in Africa Research Papers, No. 1, October 2012. [Accessible at APC.org]

Alex Comninos, Intermediary Liability in South Africa, Intermediary Liability in Africa Research Papers, No. 4, October 2012 [Accessible at APC.org]

Anita Wolber and Alex Comninos, Stigmatisation of former child soldiers, Peace Magazine 28(3), Jul-Sep 2012. [Accessible at peacemagazine.org]

Alex Comninos, Freedom of peaceful assembly and freedom of association and the internet, APC Issue Paper, Association for Progressive Communications, June 2012.[Accessible at APC.org]

Author and Consultant, for the South African chapter of Freedom House Freedom on the Net 2012 report.

Alex Comninos, e-revolutions and cyber crackdowns: User-generated content and social networking in protests in MENA and beyond, Global Information Society Watch 2011: Internet rights and democratisation, Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries (Hivos), November 2011. [Accessible at giswatch.org]

Alex Comninos. Anonymous: Information Conflict and New Challenges to Peace Practitioners, Peace Magazine 27(4), October 2011. [accessible at peacemagazine.org]

Alex Comninos, Southern African Internet Governance Forum Issue Papers 1 – 5. September 2011 [Accessible: at ngopulse.org or at apc.org]

Alex Comninos, Twitter revolutions and cyber crackdowns: the use of user-generated content and social networking in the Arab spring and beyond, Policy Briefs on the Mobile Internet From a Human Rights Perspective 2/3, Association for Progressive Communications, May 2011. [Accessible APC.org]

Alex Comninos, Steve Esselaar, Ali Ndiwalana and Christoph Stork, Airtime to Cash: Unlocking the Potential of Africa’s Mobile Phones for Banking the Unbanked , IST- Africa 2009 Conference Proceedings, Paul Cunningham and Miriam Cunningham (eds.). International Information Management Corporation: 2009. [accessible from Makarere University]

Alex Comninos, Ali Ndiwalana and Christoph Stork, M-Banking, Africa Telecoms, Issue 1 Nov 2009. [accessible: africatelecomsonline.co.za]

Roger Southall and Alex Comninos, The Scramble for Africa and the Marginalisation of African Capitalism, in A New Scramble for Africa? Imperialism, Investment and Development, Roger Southall and Henning Melber (eds.). University of KwaZulu-Natal Press: 2009. [on Amazon, Google Books, and from UKZN Press]

Alex Comninos, Steve Esselaar, Ali Ndiwalana and Christoph Stork, M-banking the Unbanked, Towards Evidence-based ICT Policy and Regulation Volume 1 Policy Paper 4. Research ICT Africa: 2008. [accessible: researchICTafrica.net]

John Daniel, Jessica Lutchman and Alex Comninos, South Africa in Africa: Trends and Forecasts in a Changing Political Economy, in State of the Nation: South Africa 2006 – 2007. John Daniel, Roger Southall, Sakhela Buhlungu & Jessica Lutchman (eds). HSRC Press: 2007. [accessible at HSRCPress.ac.za]