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
#Sidebar It's the job of all MPs, not just those who are not members of the President's party, to check the Executive and hold it to account. @HonAdenDuale et al have abandoned their posts when they say their job is to ensure that @UKenyatta's agenda is passed. @KenMijungu
If you are interested in applying for the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship and you live on the Copperbelt, there will be a meeting at the American Corner at CBU in Kitwe on Thursday 27 September 2018 where alumni and US Embassy officials will guide on the process.
If you are interested in applying for the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship and you live on the Copperbelt, there will be a meeting at the American Corner at CBU in Kitwe on Thursday 27 September 2018 where alumni... facebook.com/1063898…
Phenomenal investigative piece by @BBCAfrica #BBCAfricaEye. In Cameroon, 2 women & 2 children are led away by soldiers, blindfolded, forced to the ground, and shot 22 times. At first, govt called it fake news.😢😠 Full piece: youtu.be/XbnLkc6r3yc pic.twitter.com/XM34…
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