Can Africa be transformed from poverty to prosperity?

Post-colonial Africa has proven to be quite the conundrum, belonging fiercely to itself in theory, yet extremely dysfunctional in practicality. Greg Mills, in his acclaimed book "Why Africa Is Poor", takes us on an intellectual journey explaining the why, as well as providing solutions to alleviating poverty.   Are Africa's natural resources a curse?  …

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What we can learn about Africa from the Digital 2019 report

The Digital 2019 report by We Are Social, in partnership with Hootsuite, GlobalWebIndex, GSMA, Statista, Locowise, Similarweb and App Annie, has rich data that can be used for attaining a deeper understanding of digital and social media trends in Africa. This is due to the large number of African countries that are included in the…

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“O jewa ke eng?” – the tweet that broke Twitter norms

I first learnt about the "O jewa ke eng?" tweet when I saw the one by @gogetthatstrap asking about it 👇🏾👇🏾. https://twitter.com/gogetthatstrap/status/1102875107452694528?s=12 See the date when the tweet above was published? Being the self-proclaimed Datapreneur, this got my attention. I checked out the original tweet, https://twitter.com/akreana_/status/1081598051322679297 ... and found that it was published in January…

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Will Africa be the fertile ground for Facebook’s Libracoin?

The world was introduced to the news on Tuesday the 18th of June that Libracoin, Facebook's new cryptocurrency, will be launched in 2020. Calibra is the digital wallet that will store the Libracoin, and thus allow for transacting in the new cryptocurrency by the world's 1.7 billion who are currently unbanked. TechCrunch reported that Calibra…

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How can companies thrive with Digital Marketing during the economic tough times?

Recession is upon us and that means we are facing a tough economic time, this means wallets get thinner and so do budgets. With digital marketing, companies get to not just survive during the recession but they get thrive! With digital marketing brands still get to reassure customers without spending unnecessary money. How? Keep reading...…

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