Venture Capital Firm Focuses on Nurturing African Tech Talent

Technology innovation and expansion is in need of constant development by an adequate base of human capital. Major tech companies such as Facebook realize that society demands greater technological advancement, which can only come from human effort. For this reason, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, co-founded by Facebook’s CEO, started investing in Africa a few years…

Despite Controversy and Conflict, Uber Celebrates Four Years in Africa

Personal transportation service Uber, the poster child company of the global “gig economy,” has achieved many milestones on the African continent over the last four years, but not without significant controversy and disputes. From its corporate offices in San Francisco, Uber has established operations in eight African countries and acquired nearly two million active users…

What African Nations can learn from China’s Internet Censorship

  A number of African nations have been recently considering measures to take greater control of social media and internet usage domestically, and many of these proposals appear to be on the verge of censorship according to proponents of internet freedom. In comparison to the statutes enacted in China, internet freedom in most African countries is still far greater. Notably,…