Did You Know Africa has its own social network?

Social media has revolutionised the way we interact with each other, learn, discover new music and books, receive the news, and network, socially or for jobs. Now, with a few clicks, and a little typing, you can communicate about anything with anyone all over the world. It is not just Facebook of course, there are … Continue reading Did You Know Africa has its own social network?

Did you know why Mark Zuckerberg went to Africa?

This week Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has been visiting Nigeria and Kenya. As you would have seen throughout my writing, some of the most innovative ideas in Africa come out of these countries. It is surprising that this is the first time that Zuckerberg has been to 'sub-Saharan Africa' (I have learnt today that this phrase … Continue reading Did you know why Mark Zuckerberg went to Africa?

Did you know Facebook launched the Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa?

To recognise and promote developers and entrepreneurs who are using the internet to improve the standard of education and economic health in their communities, Facebook has launched the Internet.org Innovation Challenge. The competition is open to developers of entering apps, websites and online services in one of two categories: learning/education and economic empowerment. Beside the Innovation Challenge … Continue reading Did you know Facebook launched the Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa?