Posts Tagged ‘Global Voices Online’

World Economic Forum Young African Global Leaders of 2013

The World Economic Forum last week came out with the list of  199 young leaders from 70 countries for their professional accomplishments and commitment to society and humanity. 21 young Africans made the Global Leaders Class of 2013 list. Amongst the class of 2013 are three of my very good friends and mentors: Marieme Jamme, Rosebell Kagumire and Saran Kaba Jones. Marieme Jamme - CEO of SpotOne Global So...

21 Mar 9:31 PM 0 Read More...

Ethan Zuckerman on African Hackers & Innovation

Co-founder of Global Voices Online - Ethan Zuckerman in his latest post for the Wired UK described African hackers as "today's world-class tech innovators". He wrote: [caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"] English: Ethan Zuckerman (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Growing up in the US, I didn't have much first-hand knowledge of technological progress in other countries. I assumed some countries were r...

18 Jan 8:05 AM 0 Read More...

Seminar: Adoption of an E-Voting System in Ghana.

Somewhere in February, 2010; I wrote a post for Global Voices Online entitled; “Is Ghana Ready For e-Voting?; in which I quoted the Honorable Communication’s Minister; Haruna Iddrisu urging the Ghanaian government to research more into electronic voting implementation by 2016 and not for 2012 elections. In the same post; I quoted the Chairman of the Electoral Commission; Mr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan below: “If the ...

05 Sep 12:22 PM 0 Read More...

Code of Ethics for Citizen Journalists (Bloggers)

A lot of discussion is currently on-going about the need for bloggers/citizen journalist to adopt a sort of “code of conducts” for their chosen passion in new media and citizen journalism. According to Lanita Pace; Director of Multimedia and Technology Programs at the Knight Digital Media Center at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism; Every news organization has only its credibility and reputation to rely ...

05 Aug 4:06 PM 1 Read More...

Is Sudan Becoming Africa’s 55th State After Referendum?

Sudan - a country in north-eastern Africa also the largest in Africa and the Arab world and the tenth largest in the world by area is about to be split into two on the conditions of a 2005 deal to end almost two decades of conflict between the north and south. The referendum which started on Jan, 9 and runs till Jan, 15 will see almost 4 million legally registered southern Sudanese taking part in deciding (voting) t...

12 Jan 9:09 AM 2 Read More...
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