Did you know about Internet censorship in Africa?

Today I write, briefly, not about innovation or technology, but about blogging in Africa. The BBC have reported on popular Nigerian blogger Abubakar Sidiq Usman's arrest for "offences bordering on cyber stalking". He is the third blogger to be arrested in Nigeria since 2015, under the Cyber Crime Act. His arrest came after making allegations against … Continue reading Did you know about Internet censorship in Africa?

Did you know Africa needs more train services

Here in the UK, we often complain about our rail network with the trains are often delayed and expensive tickets. But, not only can the rail networks transport  us around the country, or even into Europe, for work or pleasure, freight trains trundle around the country delivering goods from coal and oil to food products. Without the network … Continue reading Did you know Africa needs more train services

Did You Know That Nigeria Has Just Crowned Its Top-Innovaters?

Good news from Nigeria! According to Newswatch Times, two Nigerians, Obi Brown and Chijoke Ezegbo, have won the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Innovation Competition last week. The duo won the award for most innovative product/service as well as most innovative idea. In their article, Newswatch Times provide a short description of the winning projects: "The … Continue reading Did You Know That Nigeria Has Just Crowned Its Top-Innovaters?