Facebook labeled #EndSARS content following #LekkiMassacre as "false information." It later issued an apology blaming its "automated systems," this excuse is hard to accept given the company's history with fake news and hate speech.
More money leaves Africa via illicit financial transactions than the continent receives in aid funding. Coupled with unemployment and corruption, this brings into question the narrative that Africa is Rising. Specifically, for who is it rising?
We need independent investigations into data breaches that organizations suffer so we, as customers, know the extent to which our data was accessed. We can't rely on an organization's internal investigation and press release.
Giving poor people more payment options doesn't solve their problem of lack of money. In some cases it makes it worse due to some of the fees some of the Fintech services charge, which are more expensive than handling physical cash.