Thursday, January 24, 2019

Swahili makes history, now officially recognized by Twitter

Most African languages for the past decade and over of Twitter's existence have been referred to as Indonesian. That has changed with Twitter's official...

Stan Lee: Creator of Spider-Man, The Hulk, Black Panther dies

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures...

#IamAnas trends on Ghana twitter as faceless journalist fights corruption

Ghana's faceless investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has set twitter alight with a question asking about his own identity. Despite having lived and worked in...

World’s top doctor retweets the Holy Father on World Health Day 2018

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), technically thus, he is the world's leading doctor - note, however,...

Sierra Leone post-runoff internet disruption was a total blackout: OONI

    Reports emerged that Sierra Leone government had temporarily shut down the internet immediately after close of polls in the March 31 presidential runoff.   It turns...

Bright Ackwerh: The Ghanaian cartoonist mocking Zuckerberg on Facebook

Bright Tetteh Ackwerh is a celebrated Ghanaian cartoonist whose works can best be described as controversial – be they about local and global politics,...

Trotro Diaries [TTD]: Accra-based Facebook public bus with global routes [1]

There are thousands if not millions of pages on social media platform Facebook, the world’s largest platform to connect. Different causes and ideologies have...

Ethiopians get mobile, regular internet after months of outage

The Addis Standard news portal is reporting that Ethiopians will get back their mobile data services and regular internet after months of unexplained outage. Internet...

Text, Whatsapp Azaan proposed by Ghana minister to curb noise pollution

At a time Rwanda is busily closing churches and mosques in the country, the noise pollution debate in Ghana is taking a more techy...

Kenya launches historic space satellite to combat illegal logging

Kenya's technology and aerospace fraternity made history today with the success launch of a satellite into space. The satellite was launched from the International Space...

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Chelsea’s Rudiger gives back to Sierra Leone, 11 kids get free surgery

Chelsea player Antonio Rudiger has announced a health relief partnership meant to benefit kids in the West African country, Sierra Leone. The partnership is with...

Mufti Menk in Nigeria: Meets Governor of Borno, Boko Haram heartland

Top Muslim cleric Mufti Menk of Zimbabwe who is on a tour of Nigeria on Tuesday met with the governor of Borno State, Kashim...

Stan Lee: Creator of Spider-Man, The Hulk, Black Panther dies

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures...

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