Kenya gov’t vows to leave social media alone despite Facebook fracas

Government has assured market it will not interfere with any social media site ahead of elections, despite a showdown between the NCIC and Facebook.
Vincent Matinde
May 11, 2022

Former Facebook moderator takes legal action against Meta

Daniel Motaung details his position during Real Facebook Oversight Board webinar.
Nov 17, 2021

Apple’s privacy requirements hurt local advertisers

Balancing the consumer’s right to privacy with the ability of businesses to accurately target consumers with relevant information and advertising is getting more complicated says Niamh NicLiam, Head of Business Partnerships at Incubeta.
Aug 27, 2021

Facebook becomes member of digital identity alliance

The social media giant joins the ID2020 Alliance, as it looks to build on standards for digital identity that are secure and privacy-centric.
Jul 16, 2021

Digify Africa, Facebook offer free digital skills via WhatsApp

Skills development initiative Digify Africa collaborates with Facebook to offer a WhatsApp learning platform to provide African youth with digital skills.
Jul 6, 2021

Liquid, Facebook team up to construct fibre corridor

The network will help create a digital corridor from the Atlantic Ocean through the Congo Rainforest to East Africa, and onto the Indian Ocean.
May 12, 2021

Eutelsat, Facebook augment WiFi connectivity project in Africa

The satellite operator builds up its use of Express WiFi, to provide broadband services via satellite across several Sub-Saharan Africa countries.
Feb 19, 2021

Facebook’s climate change info hub now in SA, Nigeria

The Climate Science Information Centre will connect users in Sub-Saharan Africa to resources from climate change organisations.
Jan 12, 2021

Facebook blocks Uganda accounts ahead of elections

Social network cites Coordinated Inauthentic Behaviour.
Dec 14, 2020

New force to tackle COVID-related fake news in Africa

World Health Organisation, Facebook announce separate but similar initiatives.
Oct 13, 2020

Crayon Expands Strategic Partnership With Workplace From Facebook

The extended agreement will help companies connect remote and deskless workers with mobile-friendly and collaborative technology