July 4, 2018

Changing the African narrative through social media platforms

Social media platforms are providing Africans with an opportunity to counter negative stereotypes by giving them representational agency. More and more, Africans are using the internet, […]
July 4, 2018

I lived through Saddam Hussein’s fall – and the horror that came next

It was March of 2003. I was a senior university student in Baghdad, Iraq. Over the past few months, my classmates had whispered to each other […]
July 12, 2018

Acquisition: TomTom buys out its African shareholders

For most kids, childhood is made up of something sweet and little bother for the company that makes these sweets. For most Africans, Tom Tom is […]
July 13, 2018

The world of virtual currency

I remember the rave with EgoPay, AlertPay, PayPal, LibertyReserve, Payza and other online payment processors. Some of these have since disappeared from the scene. The latest, […]