In 2016 alone, there were 60 arrests of Kenyan citizens and journalists, many of which were due to posts on social media
In 2016 Zimbabweans used social media to air their grievances, criticise and eventually mobilise citizens to demonstrate against government.
Dr. Sea specialises in internal medicine and cardiology and uses short videos to offer information and advice
Emerging diseases on which the experts are keeping a close eye.
The growth in cellphone ownership raises the potential for mobile money to reach unbanked people, giving them with a more affordable payments system
The offices of Jamii Forums were raided by police on December 14, and multiple other staff were questioned.
Kenya's medical workers have downed tools, demanding the implementation of a collective bargaining agreement signed in 2013.
Governments need to develop health equity surveillance systems to overcome the current lack of data.
Understanding where Africa’s next major modern disease crisis will emerge is critical to monitoring and control.
Scientists do science to improve society. Africa’s challenges are a golden opportunity to demonstrate its value.
Social media is increasingly becoming a rallying point for those who want a change at the helm of the state.
'According to BBC, Mutharika recently described the media as "disgusting", saying it was peddling "nonsense and garbage".'
Until recently few African countries had legislation related to cybercrime. Police may need further training to deal with digital offences.
The North African country - which has over nine million Facebook users - aims to cure compulsive users of technology through its rehab programme.
Current visa rules are a major impediment to professional travel. Scientists miss out on opportunities to collaborate globally.
Authorities frame the Cybercrime Act as an important tool for fighting child pornography, cyber-bullying, racist and xenophobic content online.
The world's third worst jailer of journalists detains notable critic after days of deadly protests in Oromia and Amhara.
African innovation: Digital matutus collect data from cellphones to help Nairobi crack commuter stressJacqueline M Klopp
Good information about transport is critical for citizens in any place. It is unacceptable that this is ignored in many places in Africa.
African governments are increasingly clamping down on the internet, especially social media in an attempt to silence democratic opposition.
There's a global rise in organisations that use technology to try and bolster transparency, accountability and governance.