Africa

News reports on Michael Brown’s death: how do mourners become a “mob”?

Around noon on Saturday, an 18-year old African American teenager, Michael Brown, was shot and killed by a local police officer in Ferguson, MO, a suburb of St. Louis. Accounts differ as to the events that preceded the shooting. The St.

Kazi ya Mkono

Entrepreneurs who succeed are hungrier, and the get their hands dirty. A couple stories:

Innovative Africa: The new face of Africa

Technology and Innovation are playing a big part in shaping Africa’s future and will continue to do...

Time for a Donor Funding Charter?

Innovation isn’t about green bean bags and whacky idea sessions. It is a long term business development strategy
Lucy Gower

ICTs, public access and the African Internet Governance Forum

MONTREAL
1 August 2014
(ET for APCNews)

APC’s Emilar Gandhi recently returned from the African Internet Govern

Public consultation: African declaration for internet rights and freedoms

31 July 2014
(ET for APCNews)

Earlier this year, civil society organisations drafted the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms in

Free Zone 9 Bloggers

Once upon a time, there was a blog.
It was written in Amharic, the dominant language in Ethiopia, by a team of young journalists and thinkers who wanted to have an open, public conversation about the future of their nation.

Field of dreams

Two years ago this summer, long-time friend Erik Hersman and I took a stroll through this grass meadow in St. Ives, a small market town in Cambridgeshire where I work from a small office above a supermarket. Erik was on holiday, but that didn’t stop us taking a long walk discussing life, family and work.

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