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,…

The Expansion of Netflix across Africa

  Netflix is the leading entertainment streaming service in the world and due to its increasing popularity, gone are the days of restricting oneself to a television set when watching your favorite show. Netflix has a client base of over 60 million members across 190 countries. The platform offers approximately 120 million hours of entertainment through television shows, documentaries, and feature films.…

NASA strongholds Erupt into Chaos

  The Kenya Presidential seat was not only hotly contested, but proved to be bitterly divisive. The recalcitrant National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition claimed that the voting system had been hacked and thus, prevented their preferred candidate, Raila Odinga from clinching the much-coveted seat. Tension has been rising in the country throughout the week as…

The Habari African Festival

Habari African Festival: A Celebration of African Music and Culture For the fourth consecutive year, Toronto will celebrate the richness and diversity of African culture during the Habari Africa Festival. The multi-disciplinary arts festival will celebrate African music, dance, film, fashion, art, and culture. This year’s event will be held Friday, August 11 – Sunday,…