PhotoCredit : BBC Africa In 2016 after attending my first Re:publica, a techie conference in Berlin, I wrote of a need for Africa to have what I called a “collective thinking space” where like-minded actors on the African continent would converge to share ideas and inspire each other. The Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa, 2017 (FIFAfrica17) justREAD MORE
Social media and technology companies have emerged as major culprit of the 2016 American elections for allowing publication and promotion of ‘fake news’. For sometime journalists and media researchers have warned and argued against the increasingly influential role that technology companies are playing in determining journalistic decision within the mainstream media. Emily Bell, a journalistREAD MORE
Let’s assume that we – as a species – are not as smart as some of us think we are. I think that this is true (even if sometimes overstated), and that realising that it’s true allows us to accept that sometimes, we don’t know what’s best for us. Recognising that we are irrational choosersREAD MORE
What vigour would you be talking about? Impunity still reigns because the prosecutions are only of the friends @UKenyatta is willing to lose. Hence no action on the @MikeSonko recording or on his family. Selective prosecutions are a sign of continuing impunity. twitter.com/alexawit…
"Don't ask for rights. Fight for them! If the only way to get these rights is to be jailed, why do you think you shouldn't be jailed?... Rights are not given. You fight for your rights." ~ Prof. Taban Lo Liyong. #Writivism2018 #FreeBobiWine pic.twitter.com/9jJf…
So there I was, seated in the audience, listening to former UN Secretary General @KofiAnnan at the @ObamaFoundation Africa Leaders Program in Johannesburg, South Africa last month. "You don't need to be elected to bring change." Oh Kofi Annan, what a powerful man #ObamaLeaders pic.twitter.com/6BeG…
May our prayers be heard, Father, may your mercies take away our sins. May our enemies perish by thy hand. Protect us from dark hearted creatures whose mission is to kill in cold blood. Bless us with the courage to STAND UP for our prosperity and may your WILL be done!
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