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
Dear Kenyans, When we ask questions about GoK responses to terror and why we have troops in Somalia, its instinct is to scapegoat the Judiciary. Just as it previously scapegoated refugees and Muslims and ethnic Somalis. That's what #JudiciaryAidingTerrorism is all about.
This is as an attempt by the state to shut our voices. As @crisiscoalition we remain unshaken. We implore the @edmnangagwa to stop human rights violations &restore civil liberties of people, send soldiers back to the barracks, restore internet service herald.co.zw/govt-to…
British Prime Minister Theresa May wins a no confidence vote by 19 votes. Just yesterday, she lost a vote in Parliament on the #Brexit vote. This woman has many lives, she keeps clinging on to power even when she looks set to lose it. #IronLady
Now that @UKenyatta has promised to pursue "every single person that was involved in the funding, planning and execution" of #RiversideAttack, to date, how many of those "involved in the funding, planning and execution" of other terror attacks on Kenya has GoK brought to book?
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