Society

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Social and economic effects of the Twitter ban in Nigeria

Twitter is one of the biggest platforms for social and political interaction in Nigeria. It gives the youths a voice on various existential social and political issues affecting the country.

Keeping a watch on the technology watchmen

Technology is increasingly being used for public focused functions. These are public functions that have traditionally been reserved for governments to deliver or facilitate.

Digital transformation doesn't need to wait for another pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have witnessed many things change including how Societies in Kenya operate. Digital transformation doesn't need to wait for another pandemic.

Empowering social justice organizations

Chat for Impact Summit - powered by WhatsApp is in partnership with Praekelt.org, a tech non-profit, the social change platform Turn.io, and global development community media platform, Devex.

Google commits $25 million towards empowering women and girls in Africa

Google.org's new challenge is inviting applications for cash grants from NPOs dedicated to the economic empowerment of women and girls. The organization has pledged $25 million towards such programs across Africa.

Love in the age of algorithms

People can easily misrepresent themselves online, but would an AI be able to figure out if this happens?

COVID-19 pandemic has affected incomes across key African economies

A new report reveals that COVID-19 reduced the incomes of 79% of people in 6 African countries. African governments should boost the employment of people in the informal sector.