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Vernacular languages coming online thanks to Mozilla, grassroots efforts
January 31, 2015 ♦ No Comment

Localizing online content needs to be a priority for companies operating in Africa.

Somalis (at home and abroad) take to social media to share successes, mobilize
January 10, 2015 ♦ No Comment
Somalis (at home and abroad) take to social media to share successes, mobilize

Abdi Latif Dahir of Sahan Journal takes a unique perspective on how normal people in Somalia are engaging with technology.

Kenyans and South Africans view the Internet more positively than other global regions
June 18, 2014 ♦ No Comment
Kenyans and South Africans view the Internet more positively than other global regions

A survey of 1,000 Kenyans and South Africans finds they view the state of the Internet more positively than those in other regions. Moreover, Africans feel more strongly that the Internet can improve knowledge-sharing, the economy, and political awareness.

Brazzaville bloggers mobilize to produce online content
April 1, 2014 ♦ No Comment
Brazzaville bloggers mobilize to produce online content

On March 31st, Bantuhub held a special evening event to mobilize local bloggers. The event aimed to teach participants how to better create and manage blogs.

Interview with Temitope Benson, founder of Nigerian event website Ojuagbo.com
March 25, 2014 ♦ One Comment
Interview with Temitope Benson, founder of Nigerian event website Ojuagbo.com

Temitope Benson, founder of Nigerian event website Ojuagbo.com, shares his entrepreneur story. In a matter of months, the site has already seen solid growth and can serve as an inspiration to others.

Interactive portraits of young internet users in South Sudan, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Morocco
February 23, 2014 ♦ No Comment
Interactive portraits of young internet users in South Sudan, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Morocco

RNW asked the question “How do you surf?” to dozens of young people from around the world. Using photographs in conjunction with the answers, the group published a series of interactive portraits of young netizens in their natural surfing habitat.