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Globalised desires

Globalised desires

The digital divide between Africa and the US is shrinking fast There is an excitement that comes with one’s Facebook post getting many likes within hours, or with a WhatsApp status that quickly elicits many views and...

Liberating the media space

Liberating the media space

Zimbabweans are using social media to bypass state control of traditional news and information platforms We live in a fast-moving world where traditional media have been forced to adapt to changing times. Media houses...

COVID-19: In Kenya, social media are aflame

COVID-19: In Kenya, social media are aflame

One rule for the ruler… 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...