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- The Digital Scramble for Africa
A new scramble for Africa is currently in the works; hopefully this time around it’ll be more promising and equitable. Mo Ibrahim set a precedence that has seen an enormous surge in mobile communication technology in Africa. This in turn propelled a shift and paved way for the digital revolution in Africa given that it [...]
- Why Al Jazeera Might Be The News House of The Decade!
I happened to grow up at a time when there was significant change in the world in and around me. In the early nineties, Kenya’s first private TV station signed up to rebroadcast CNN, which filled up a significant chunk of their 24hr programming. In fact such a concept was by itself extraordinary given that [...]
- Social Media; Catalysis of Modern Day Revolutions
There has been a growing debate that seems to have heated up over the past few weeks as hordes of protesters took out to the streets in Tunisia and Egypt. The Iranian election crisis marked an inflexion point for social media, for a period of about two weeks there was sustained attention on Iran by [...]