Tag Archives: Social media

31 July 17

Kenya: Facebook rolls out tool to combat fake news ahead of polls

Facebook has rolled out a new tool to help users in Kenya spot fake news ahead of this week’s presidential election.

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14 September 16

Can Social Media Help Build a Better Africa?

There’s no denying the impact social media has had on the geopolitical landscape. Its perceived role in the Arab Spring uprisings between 2010 and 2014 hinted at the power a connected world can have. The phrase Twitter revolution is now
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12 July 16

Ethiopia Blocks Social Media for Exams Period

Ethiopia has blocked access to Facebook and other popular social networks during the university entrance exam period.

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04 March 16

Court Frees Nyeri Blogger Accused Insulting Governor’s Brother

A 25-year-old blogger, who was accused of insulting the brother of a Nyeri Governor, has been released after a court found her arrest was incorrectly handled.

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