Tag Archive: fake news

Understanding “Fake News” and Internet Shutdowns in Africa

PhotoCredit : BBC Africa  In 2016 after attending my first Re:publica, a techie conference in Berlin, I wrote of a need for Africa to have...

Article | October 09, 2017
African Leaders Could use ‘Fake News’ to Control Internet Access

Social media and technology companies have emerged as major culprit of the 2016 American elections for allowing publication and promotion of ‘fake news’. For...

Article | December 09, 2016
Free Speech Versus Fake News

Let’s assume that we – as a species – are not as smart as some of us think we are. I think that this...

Article | October 06, 2016