Social media companies exercising ‘dangerous power’, says Trump
US president Donald Trump signs an executive order aimed at removing some of the legal protections given to social media platforms.
Africa's software engineers urged to check prejudicial content
Twitter's Associate Product Manager believes developers need to be more aware of how bias and discrimination can emerge within content.
Africa outstrips US, UK for political discussion on Twitter
Politics takes centre stage on social network in 2015, according to industry-focused report.
Payment Pebble founder makes case for African innovation
Africa is the best testing ground for the latest ideas, inventions and innovations according to IT entrepreneur Stafford Masie.
Zimbabwe: Politicians ignite Twitter with bitter exchanges
Officials freely communicate across social media platform.
Social media a kingpin in SA's drive to tackle racism
Local expert says hashtags have proven effective in encouraging conversation in society at large.
Nigeria contemplates controversial social media bill
Lawmakers propose 2-year jail term or multi-million Naira fine or both for those found guilty of transmitting abusive statements on social media.
Social media users let fly over Mugabe's speech spectacle
Officials scramble onto networks to manage response.