Republished here with the author's permission. You may want to read more from the author, please check out his personal blog here: https://gbengasesan.com It is important to situate the debate around the Nigerian government’s suspension of Twitter within the context...
Copied from the South Africa History Online Sara ‘Saartjie’ Baartman was born in 1789* at the Gamtoos river in what is now known as the Eastern Cape. She belonged to the cattle-herding Gonaquasub group of the Khoikhoi. Sara grew up on a...
Data Protection: Africa is often used as a testing ground for technologies produced in other countries. As a result, people’s data is increasingly stored in hundreds of databases globally. While many in the region are still excluded from enjoying...
In late 2017, Nigerian human rights defenders and activists launched a massive campaign tagged #EndSARS. The campaign was aimed at drawing attention to human rights violations committed by the Special AntiRobbery Squad (SARS), a unit of the Nigerian police...
You may take the test here. The coronavirus has revealed our somewhat nearly absolute dependence on 'online' for information. The volume of people who believe it is true because they saw it on facebook, were tweeted at on Twitter or...
As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues sweeping through nations, the absence of any licensed medication or vaccine to prevent and check the spread of the virus has made its impact worse. At the onset of the pandemic, there were...
16 April 1963 My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities "unwise and untimely." Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If...
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