Africa in numbers: demographic and digital media trends

Africa in numbers: demographic and digital media trends

A look at world statistics through the lens of Africa The following infographic is a visual representation of some of Africa in numbers, based on demographic and digital media trends. A projected growth in the digital revolution is a true mark of a 'Africa' which is growing and progressing in the digital sphere. With the…

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Interactive Map: 2016 LinkedIn Stats for African Countries

In this post, we present LinkedIn stats (represented by number of accounts) for Africa, broken by country. The stats were collected from the LinkedIn platform itself.     Interactive map: LinkedIn stats of African countries The LinkedIn stats were found for all the African countries, except for two - Sudan and St Helena.  Visualisation of the stats…

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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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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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Nigeria’s lead in online mentions of first Social Media Week 2016 is big deal for Africa

My typical Sunday is a newspaper reading day. I love going through as many as three different weeklies to catch up on current affairs. This Sunday was no different, and two articles in The Sunday Times caught my eye:   Get Inside to think outside of this box This article is about a display at…

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Growing democratic election momentum is good for Africa

About elections in Africa Elections are important for Africa, because they [elections] are a sign of growing democracy that increasingly has citizens at its heart. Equally important for all Africans who do business in our space, strong democracy is an ingredient of a ripening environment for the prospective success of digital technology solutions.     Elections in Africa: 2014,…

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