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...
The video below came up on my YouTube lazy watchlist and I realised it has been seen two million times in the 1.5years since it was first published. In a normal world, the video would have been unremarkable as the...
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...
The folks at Paradigm Initiative released their 2019 Digital Rights in Africa Report a few days ago. Their tracking of thirteen African countries in 2019, including during elections and other critical moments, laid the foundation for the 2019 Digital...
Tech Impact is providing this $135 course for FREE in order to minimize the impact of COVID-19 on the nonprofit community. Three Thursdays, May 7 – 21, 1 to 2:30 PM Eastern The term “big data” gets used (and misused) a...
A handful of countries in Africa are at a high risk of importing the new coronavirus because of the volume of air traffic between those countries and China, a new model shows. But some aren’t well-prepared to deal with infections if they arrive.