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...
  • 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: Growing up in the US, I didn’t have much first-hand knowledge of technological progress in other countries. I assumed some countries were rich,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Haiti Needs Your Help NOW…

    Image by United Nations Development Programme via Flickr On Tuesday, at 21:53GMT the Caribbean nation of Haiti was hit by its strongest earthquake in more than 200 years, causing what is being described as “a catastrophe of major proportions”. Heavy casualties are feared after numerous buildings were leveled by...
  • Global Voices @ 5.

    The month of October, 2009 saw me joining Global Voices Online shortly after I had met Georgia Popplewell, who’s the director of the Global Voices Online Community. I was introduced to her by Eduardo Avila after we had met at Maker...
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