The power of blogging in Guinea
09 February 2018 | 1:22 pm
Guinean blogger Sally Bilaly Sow uses his platform to highlight issues that the mainstream media in his country fail to report on. He also educates young people about the potential – and risks – of using the Internet.
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With less than a year until the highly contentious 2020 U.S. presidential election, these tips from 'The New York Times' will likely come in handy.
28 Dec 2019
Authorities in India's most-populous state are bracing for further protests after Friday prayers. At least 16 people have been killed in the state, most of them shot dead.
18 Jan 2020
Music show: 'The new Dawn' of Cameroonian internet sensation Irma
28 May 2020
Social Media giant, Facebook is building a 37,000-kilometer-long undersea cable around Africa that will provide better internet access. The sub-sea cable will interconnect 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.
15 Jun 2020
The Economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC), Benin zonal office has convicted eighty-eight internet fraudster across the zone and recovered the sum of three hundred and three million, eight hundred and twenty-eight thousand, six hundred and forty-one naira (N303,828,641.00), 4 bedroom bungalow in ughelli, 14 exotic cars and a petroleum filling station in udu delta state.
18 Aug 2020
Belarus has seen major disruptions in internet service since the disputed presidential election, with rights groups accusing the government of censorship. To get around the restrictions, many are turning to privacy apps.
6 Oct 2020
We take at the look at some of the flood of reactions on the internet to Donald Trump testing positive for Covid-19. Plus, as tensions rise with Armenia, Azerbaijan's military has released a bizarre music video. And has new Netflix show "Emily in Paris" hit the mark? Not if you ask the French.
18 Oct 2020
Elon Musk's SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket transporting 60 Starlink internet satellites from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Starlink, which is part of SpaceX, aims to build a high-speed global internet network.
7 Nov 2020
Tanzania's internet and social media have been disrupted for more than a week, at great cost to the economy and free speech. The slowdown started just before Tanzania's presidential elections.
18 Jan 2021
Social media platforms in Uganda played a crucial role in the mobilization of opposition leader Bobi Wine's followers. Shutting down the internet on the eve of polls added to doubts about how fair the elections were.
25 Jan 2021
Ugandans express relief and happiness after the internet was partially restored in the East African country almost five days after a near-total blackout was imposed across Uganda ahead of elections the opposition says were rigged.
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