Africa’s YouTube – Telling African stories

Africa’s YouTube – Telling African stories

The world is dominated by inventions from the West (USA) and hard-working sweat shops in the East (China) who create the products that the world loves and adores. Big brands like Nike, Apple and many others have won over the world and continue to create products that make our lives more convenient and pleasurable. And…

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The #Internet is the best thing for Africa since bread

idea for this post was conceived in September 2011, the first time Bra Willy visited Kenya and fell hopelessly in love with it because of the can-do spirit of its citizens, as exemplified by strides made in the digital technology sphere. As many of us who work in the digital space now know, there have…

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My 11 memories about #Lagos, thanks to #SMW2013

I arrived in Lagos on the 16th of February to attend Social Media Week 2013 (a.k.a. SMWLagos2013) from 18th to 22nd, the first one on the continent since launch in New York 5 years ago. This was also my first visit to Nigeria, and I am so glad I took the opportunity. Here are my 11 memories about Lagos:

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AFCON 2013 final was a blast on Twitter

While the world was watching Fun scoop The Best Song Grammy for their popular "We Are Young" track in the wee hours of this morning ZA time, Africa was still gripped by AFCON2013 final's result - Nigeria 1:0 Burkina Faso. A lot was said about the Burkinabes' unexpected appearance in the finals, but I think they acquitted themselves well…

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Social network market shares in top 7 African markets

Does Africa provide a fertile ground for Facebook’s future growth given the current downward trend in market share? Can something be done to induce renewed interest in this social network? All current and prospective investors who did their homework should be asking this question about the newly-crowned public company.

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Review of Facebook’s Top 7 African Countries

The objective of this post is to review Facebook’s performance in its top 7 African markets – Egypt, South Africa, Morocco, Nigeria, Algeria, Tunisia and Kenya. This is in light of the recent IPO, and associated question whether the newly crowned public can sustain the current strong revenue growth into the future.

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