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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...

A stronger and more united Africa?

A stronger and more united Africa?

Strong medicine: the COVID-19 effect Despite immense challenges, the coronavirus pandemic could offer a unique opportunity for transformative change across the continent Despite the devastating worldwide effects of the...

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...

The enemy within

The enemy within

Nigeria: repressive government vs recalcitrant journalists The Buhari regime’s efforts to muzzle the press threaten to set Nigerian democracy back by decades I was in Lagos chewing roasted corn a little past 6pm one...