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
In the last three months, I have attended two major events and participated in discussions on free speech on the internet. On July 10, I participated in the Uganda social media conference in Kampala. Earlier in May, I was in Berlin for the 10th edition of re:publica. Discussions at the two events reveal one thing:READ MORE
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You just added yet another brick on 'Aspiring CJ' dream! @k_ophelia, I'm excited to see you enrol to the bar because I know you'll make an excellent advocate and an outstanding champion for a just & equal world. Proud to be on the same team, friend 🙂 pic.twitter.com/feoL…
Whatever you believe true or false (often with compelling reasons), the distinction between allowing false, but sincere views to be expressed, versus allowing *wilfully* false views (for intentional misinfo) isn’t as easy as the initial outrage suggests: theverge.com/2018/7/…
I bumped into the Chairman for Manchester United Football Club Avram Glazer as we both took part in the Mandela Day activities (cleaning) at Northern Secondary School in Johannesburg, South Africa. Man U fans, this isn't a defection, am still staunch Man City. @ManUtd @ManCity pic.twitter.com/sPAr…
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