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African Blog Portals, Aggregators and resource webs

Here’s just a short list of some of the African aggregators and blog portals that are available.

Source: Norwegian Council for Africa

Drummed by Patrizia in Drum Social Media 10 months, 4 weeks


A Data Driven Approach to Monitoring South Sudan

The proliferation and adoption of mobile phones and social media technologies presents new ways of capturing conversations surrounding critical events in real-time. This allows researchers, analysts, and first-responders to explore ...

Source: Blog D8A Group

Drummed by Jimmy in Drum Social Media (South Sudan) 11 months, 1 week


The Bloggers Association of Kenya announces the Kenyan Blog Awards 2014

The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) has today announced the dates for its third annual Kenyan Blog Awards. The awards reward bloggers that post on a regular basis, have great ...

Source: Soko Directory

Drummed by Jimmy in Drum Social Media (Kenya) 11 months, 1 week


Somalia's al-Shabab militants issue internet ban

Islamist militants in Somalia have issued a directive banning companies from providing internet services. The al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group has given firms 15 days to shut down mobile internet and fibre ...

Source: BBC

Drummed by Jimmy in Drum Social Media (Somalia) 11 months, 2 weeks


South Sudanese Tweeps to follow on #SouthSudanCrisis

Aguil Lual Blunt (@AguilB), a South Sudanese-American fellow tweep, graciously compiled a list of South Sudanese on twitter who were tweeting on events in South Sudan as they unfolded.

Source: Lesley on Africa

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Social Media (South Sudan) 11 months, 2 weeks


Protesters force Libya internet shutdown

Protesters armed with knives and sticks have stormed the building of Libya's largest internet provider in the capital, Tripoli. Some 150 people forced employees of the state-owned internet provider, the ...

Source: BBC

Drummed by aster in Drum Social Media (Libya ) 12 months


Want to expose corruption? Empower the people? There's an app for that

Strengthening civil society can benefit everyone, argues Loren Treisman. Social entrepreneurs in Africa, like Nigeria's Co-Creation Hub, are developing businesses and initiatives that tackle social challenges.

Source: CNN

Drummed by Jimmy in Drum Social Media 1 year


President Obama snaps a selfie at Mandela’s memorial service

Fresh off the latest round of controversy regarding when and where it’s appropriate to take a photo of yourself, President Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Danish Prime Minister ...

Source: Washington Post

Drummed by sacre in Drum Social Media (South Africa) 1 year


Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdul Fattah arrested over protest

Police in Egypt have arrested a prominent activist accused of calling for protests in defiance of a new law restricting demonstrations. The blogger Alaa Abdul Fattah took part in a ...

Source: BBC

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Social Media (Egypt) 1 year


Thinking about Blogging at WordCamp Kenya 2013

WhiteAfrican looks at four areas concerning blogging in Kenya: 1. Why we blog 2. My rules for blogging 3. Things that are bothering me in the Kenyan blogosphere 4. Using ...


Drummed by Patrizia in Drum Social Media (Kenya) 1 year, 1 month

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