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
Police spokesperson Kayima during an interview: 1. The police did not sanction or participate in that operation. 2. We've undertaken a process of finding out who they are so that the law will now take its cause in view of what was done. #JusticeForKawooya pic.twitter.com/XYHI…
Dear Kenyans, Another dubious "international award" for our political folks. Check out Ring For Change, the folks behind the "London Political Summit" which gave @RailaOdinga and @UKenyatta its "Black History Month and African Peace Award" last month. ringforchange.org/aw…
We almost died, but God decided not to allow us to die. The accident was deadly, overturned twice but God said no. I have been discharged, but my two colleagues are still admitted to Nakonde District Hospital.... facebook.com/1063898…
Again, courts deny citizens their constitutionally protected freedoms on the flimsiest of grounds. 2 weeks in jail because the police haven't done their investigations, apparently take ages to organize an ID parade, and forcibly want to offer protection! mobile.nation.co.ke/…
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