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COVID-19: In Kenya, social media are aflame

COVID-19: In Kenya, social media are aflame

The Kenyan Twitterverse turned into a furnace on 15 June after the Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga, displayed his Covid-19 test results on social media and appealed to the people to take tests, sanitise and observe social distancing.

Africa’s technological arms race

Africa’s technological arms race

Digital surveillance: real and present danger Telecommunications snooping has emerged as a fundamental threat to African journalists Many journalists and researchers will remember the mid-2000s as...

A dangerous profession

A dangerous profession

Working for privately-owned media in Zimbabwe means consciously facing serious risks The term “fourth estate” to describe the press is generally attributed to British MP Lord Thomas Macaulay, who is...