‘Demo-crazy’ in digital Africa?

What is happening in Africa today, is what late Nigerian musician and social activist Fela Kuti described in his 1977 hit ‘Zombie’. In this controversial yet truthful narrative, Fela uses rhythmic beats to tell the story of a government regime that is blindly leading its soldiers to war. Does this scenario sound familiar? In another…

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Interactive Map: Population stats in Africa

About population stats in Africa Have you wondered which are the 10 most populous countries in Africa, or which ones are the 10 smallest nations on the continent? We provide answers in this post, using 2015 Internet World Stats as our source.   Interactive African map Hover on the African map below to see population…

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Your ‘Smart’ TV could be a security risk

I am going to assume a whole lot of us almost ALWAYS sit in front of our televisions and chat away about anything and everything. I am also almost certain that most of us talk about things that would make even those four walls crumble. The smart television you have your meals and chat away…

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Interactive Graph: Internet and Facebook Penetration in Africa

The inspiration While tracking and publishing online mention stats on 6 African countries that were conducting elections and the referendum today, we hit on an idea to graphically display Internet and Facebook penetration stats of all African countries. The interactive graph of Internet and Facebook stats in Africa Using InternetWorldStats as our source, we graphed Internet and…

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How to make money digitally

As we sat down to discuss the theme for the month of March at eNitiate, we agreed to it being Human Rights month as we celebrate human rights on the 21st of the month in honour of Sharpeville massacre that took place in 1960. I found it fitting that I explore one of the fundamental…

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