Jamie Hitchen

Is WhatsApp shaping democracy in Africa?

A study shows that the social messaging platform is both emancipatory and destructive, particularly during election campaigns

WhatsApp: Cibiyar farfaganda a lokacin zaben Nijeriya

Kafofin sada zumunta sun taka muhimmiyar rawa a zaben Nijeriya da ya gabata.

Nigeria’s ‘propaganda secretaries’

Social media and fake news played a big role in Nigeria’s general election.These online entrepreneurs make a living from it

How Sierra Leone polices social media

Authorities keep close tabs on Twitter, Facebook and Whatsapp

Sierra Leone can do better, says Afropop star

The newly elected crop of politicians may promise the same, but should they fail to deliver they know that Emmerson will be on their case

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