Ephraim was the Sub-Saharan Africa Policy Analyst at Access Now working on the connection between internet policy and human rights in African Union member countries. He is a trained lawyer and public policy analyst with over eight years in the International Trade, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law industry. Between 2014 and 2018 he served as the youngest advisor on Internet Governance to two UN Secretary Generals Ban Ki–moon and António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres. Additionally, since 2013 he has served as an Independent Expert to two ICANN Implementation Advisory Groups. Further, since 2012, Ephraim has executed international development projects with a diverse range of leading international institutions across 46 African Union member countries. Presently, Ephraim is also a full member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU). and is currently pursuing Postgraduate qualifications in Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law.
The internet affects every individual in this world whether directly or indirectly. For example, a medical professional somewhere in Goma, Congo might access the internet to read and post reviews to current medication available and this might have an impact on the kind of medication that he/she recommends to the patient, whether the patient has access to affordable internet or not. Since the internet affects everyone, Africans citizens who are aware of internet governance discussions, expect African stakeholders to engage in these discussions. …14 April 2014