The internet’s relationship with Africa is always going to have moments of colonial throwbacks. Mainly because it is not just a technological construct that emerged from thin air. It is a representation of technology that comes with the historical, social and contemporary baggage of racism, sexism, discrimination and even manipulation of human behaviour. This isREAD MORE
Urgent Appeal for Affordable Internet and Mobile Phone Services in Malawi. This is in view of new COVID-19 restrictions. This appeal is by @CHRRMalawi, @cipesaug, Health and Rights Education Programme, and Youth and Society pic.twitter.com/W9IA…
Really great to have @alo_oficial coming back to #F1. He'd my choice for best driver on the grid and it's fascinating to wonder what would have happened if @ScuderiaFerrari had given him the car they gave Vet. Hope @RenaultF1Team don't make the same mistake.
Not likely. Last night, I watched all 5 episodes of UK journalist Jeremy Paxman's 2012 show, Empire, a silly, annoying apologia for British colonialism. "Surely they did some good to those they robbed and pillaged" seems to be his main point. Sonko Malong would like it, I think. twitter.com/CNN/stat…
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