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Social justice and digital rights - where and when my race intersects with my gender. Womandla! I am an African #IamNotMyHair

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#TechWomenAfrica All-girls robotics team from Ghana wins World Robofest Championship in the U.S. - Face2Face Africa https://t.co/0ZlmVudr9m
5/21
2019
As people age, families find themselves doing an intervention to take away car keys from an elderly relative. Mzans… https://t.co/T5RJTihbs6📆 Tomorrow, 21 May: @mn1207 will discuss an upcoming @CSIS anthology on the fourth industrial revolution, including… https://t.co/8aEkS9tsZJ
Retweeted by Afrodiva ✊🏿aka Onica N MakwakwaSo tired of window dressing diversity while there's so many other topics we could be leading. But alas world seems… https://t.co/9wsentvMBk @CityofCT Sent via DM 3 reference numbers and full detail based on email sent to Fernal Botha.R4,500 in extorted under promise to switch water on same day, now day 6 without water or a call from… https://t.co/XGBWnK7jqOBreaking News: Huawei loses access to Android license, effective immediately (current devices safe) https://t.co/6SWsnY9gIkInnovation for the public good in a deeply unequal society https://t.co/wcCiTjprCl
5/20
2019
Promised on Wednesday that paying the R4,000+ would enable them to restore our water while investigating with promi… https://t.co/gWGGAGcnchDisputed assessment of R19,000 for one month to a family of 2 adults and 1 child followed documented water main bre… https://t.co/3e53C3rRrZOur family has been out of running water since Wednesday while @CityofCapeTown_ keeps promising to restore; this af… https://t.co/k6Mj12ZORl
5/19
2019
#AUtoo must account and release the full report! AU ‘covers up’ for perpetrators of sexual harassment, fraud and ab… https://t.co/Nf8O7l4yA5
5/18
2019
@misaNarrates Or get on a plane and ✈️ home
5/17
2019
@misaNarrates Get off that taxi rank please @Mugeofrey I find that there’s still a reluctance for calling out the real problem and addressing it. It’s like we’… https://t.co/OcphYFlHuwGood morning to you @GovernmentZA. BTW when are we naming our country? I mean we can’t show up for another… https://t.co/CR0yTO87OnJoining👇🏾panel to talk digital inclusion at 10h30 Against all Odds: Leveling the digital gender divide… https://t.co/Uz1ZtZypFMNo @MTNza we want options for the data we've already prepaid. Options such as transfer to others before expiry and… https://t.co/t2QohR2wPj
5/16
2019
Perhaps because our economies are designed to still maintain colonial ties and there's hasn't been the kind of visi… https://t.co/NSNBQn6tAF#EqualityNOW #EqualRepresentation @PajMadam https://t.co/BfUfXX0pGH#EqualityNOW #EqualRepresentation #24Demands @PajMadam https://t.co/TXhudl7sV7Yazi #workingwhileblack is like surviving an extreme water sport that time I can’t even swim, even in these global… https://t.co/46uS1UuwskI’m really feeling @amroteab’s tone in this discussion. We’ve had many meetings to talk about our challenges in Afr… https://t.co/ouYPBmtV2rShe further identified 3 key areas of focus: 1) innovation 2) skills - focus on skills building continentwide 3) af… https://t.co/0k8zk3KittA policy that’s focused on execution is what’s most critical for moving Africa’s Digital says @amroteab at the Poli… https://t.co/H7mjFNVQlIPolicy Harmonization to bridge digital divide session kicks off with a quick dive into issues on affordability, re… https://t.co/20dXA5SZwRJames Gabriel Claude, CEO, GVG identifies digital ID and affordable communication as key items for achieving digita… https://t.co/tyHUcDAwaxSmart Africa #TAS2020 going to Guinea 🇬🇳The points from the last intervention at the opening ceremony of #TAS2019 should become the center of any high leve… https://t.co/ETNpMQHXTuHow do we ensure that gender inclusion is not only integrated but also prioritized into conversations at these high… https://t.co/eM4oGOH6pzEducation & Skills Development are essential ingredients for producing young people who are ready for 4IR, says HE… https://t.co/pOwHyZqEns🤔 https://t.co/DhktXm9jWi3) Government must also invest esp in backbone infrastructure 4) Policies that advance affordable access 5) Colla… https://t.co/r8poibn6PDKey game changers for realizing African transformation agenda through digital innovation per HE Kigame: 1) Unlock P… https://t.co/g1WlGEoDjnHE Kigame in his opening remarks emphasizes the importance of African content for the digital economy, a charge for… https://t.co/xvsQ0LKO5OWhat does it mean to 'be online'? This afternoon: @SoniaA4AI, @mn1207 & @nnenna will lead a conversation at… https://t.co/p2tHJeZEpc
Retweeted by Afrodiva ✊🏿aka Onica N MakwakwaToday: @Ellasarpong moderates a discussion on how policy harmonisation can promote digital inclusion in Africa.… https://t.co/NcsFNrXsm2
Retweeted by Afrodiva ✊🏿aka Onica N MakwakwaWe want Sibongile soon please, so the unconnected in Africa can relate and want to jump on. Point of Transform Afri… https://t.co/IgaGqcUtFJSophia, the first humanoid, addressed #TAS2019, she’s got some African traits she says, so I think I’ll be taking t… https://t.co/pI7WUsYe1eInteresting to see smart Africa pillars have policy, access in addition to 3 others all critical for digital transf… https://t.co/lOdFmIhvZF
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5/15
2019
What I do know from what I know about the Naija I love, there’s gonna be instant retaliation. I just feel bad for o… https://t.co/qgWoNMXqAI @DuduMkhwanazi @StatsSA Not sure we are at good on mobile affordability either. The bottom income earners still spe… https://t.co/Qs8tap27weWe are yet to collect our land and/or reparations and already the grandson of the architect of apartheid is headed… https://t.co/kTSQrI09JFWhile everyone is looking for the next Amazon of Africa, may I invite you to visit Makola Market in Accra, Ghana an… https://t.co/NOCke65lPiFull integration of gender issues into discussions esp on main panels is crucial; this gender gap is not going to f… https://t.co/0zYNMXv714#TAS2019 has done a much better job on increasing conf reg of womxn and representation especially with opening pane… https://t.co/mVXioTxLu5Looking forward to following the work of this commission and expect it will be grounded in the values of digital in… https://t.co/Te0rzgtOL5 @misaNarrates Wake up nana you're playing with your chankuras and bank of mom and dad is closing down soon!My smart watch is telling me I’ve been sitting for far too long, I wonder what #TAS2019 would think if I just stood… https://t.co/T5kmSqPnY9Convo on Africa's digital economy needs arts & humanities infusion to STEM focused angle. It's not just about lack… https://t.co/4PVS3i5xnC @ChrisRoper @dillonmann @A4A_Internet This site will have "up to date" stats on just penetration rates… https://t.co/SOwofjFimR#DataMustFall sentiments take center-stage in discussion of #Smartafrica and the continent's one digital economy as… https://t.co/LV0ykmLY67Kicks off with challege to enable smart cities for young digitally enabled Africans. Looking forward to discussions… https://t.co/c7zYNzZDeN @HermanMashaba I hope you’ll be as diligent to make sure they also register with SARS; someone has to pay for these… https://t.co/2HrWWysWI5 @MsSihleBolani That time women do this all 👏🏽 the 👏🏽 time 👏🏽
5/14
2019
And those who have not been accused of perpetrating violence against womxn and/or protecting such perpetrators per… https://t.co/VyIBT3udcB @misaNarrates Yes you’re but wait until I send you your sisi’s pics from today 😘So pissed off right now. Someone on FB actually had nerve to say the parents are selfish for “allowing” this, like… https://t.co/USXuCrjRQo @MandisaMashego Can we abandon this notion that poor people must live in neighborhood of other poor people. Time to… https://t.co/uuFs9iGtps
5/12
2019
The future of Tech in Africa, will have to answer these Questions How to entice a younger population into agric va… https://t.co/GL8T4XU1nd
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5/11
2019
New form of corporate micro aggression is constructive dismissal with nerve to use the term “independent” despite b… https://t.co/PUwjsSbflD @drtlaleng @iaaforg https://t.co/BbiCrnETqc @misaNarrates Monday is your mkhulu’s birthday I hope you have plans since you’re clearly ignoring Mother’s Day 😘 @eNCA Then stop all this 4IR talk and walk the steps of what should get us there. This is so archaic for a country… https://t.co/v6l4VUOHOI @ethelcofie So even tech is showing us that not all that glitters is gold but of course we should have learned this… https://t.co/A9RfZdzPtSOur @HomeAffairsSA will show you flames. After 3hrs waiting unsuccessful to apply for passport, applied for smart I… https://t.co/DSj61kB8PQCould surge in FF+/VF be overseas votes from Australia etc and/or DA members who can’t deal with picture of black m… https://t.co/VQqKPiOGwL
5/10
2019
Just imagine someone steals your smartphone and when asked to return it to its rightful owner they want to engage y… https://t.co/NX9vA7V45yAlso, #WhenWeGetOurLand we don’t owe you an explanation because you still haven’t explained why you left Europe and… https://t.co/Soswat7vIfDid this tanie really say land “in black hands?” Can she talk about the 70%+ economy in white hands rather? Yerr t… https://t.co/rZnZrO4wRR
5/9
2019
DA’s “Keep ANC & EFF out of ...” message might as well be “Whites Only” for Western Cape #SADecides2019 #Race2BottomAfrica is not poor, rather it is poorly governed and managed. By crooks. #SADecides2019 #Race2BottomAll this talk about 4th industrial revolution yet our best means of identity control during elections is still the… https://t.co/9OmI2DrKGzSome of you are sulking about corruption only because you were dropped from the gravy train, we 👀 you! #SADecides2019 #Race2BottomIn a continent run by men of no character, assisted by womxn who don’t require it, elections are a #Race2Bottom tic… https://t.co/oWhMYIf2KY @ethelcofie Whenever I hear Jumia I see yellow and I think White Monopoly Capital. Forgive my South African tendenc… https://t.co/0oJrQKaR24Even the rapists and perpetrators of other gender based violence have voted from prison, if they’ve been arrested.… https://t.co/C2ABQS1OKiWhen all party heads are patriarchists of note, complacent at the raging femicide cos they’re the naught in not al… https://t.co/ZYtChvgB8vBrace yourselves the thumbies are about to flood the TL #SAElection2019Won’t tell you who to vote for but I sure hope you punish the DA on behalf of the brown people who still live in th… https://t.co/mG53sVWVk4Either way it’s a race to the bottom. The political system is designed to maintain the status quo #SAElection2019If only SA would pay attention @PresidencyZA @CyrilRamaphosa https://t.co/gIoqpG2FWC3 moths after the intro of #OTT tax in Uganda, @UCC_Official quaterly reports https://t.co/GqwzmPt1Lj &… https://t.co/0rJQ3rMZd0
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5/8
2019
'I went to @FlyingFishSA's #FlavourChillas Backyard Festival with @UncleSego last week! I just wrote about it for… https://t.co/wC7AVyNdRN
Retweeted by Afrodiva ✊🏿aka Onica N MakwakwaOne more lala and we brace ourselves for thumbies - we are ready! #SAelection2019#Wisevote4Womxn #24Demands #EndGenderBasedViolence #FundtheFight #TheTotalShutdown https://t.co/MZVpDm9VnQ
Retweeted by Afrodiva ✊🏿aka Onica N MakwakwaHhhe another day will bite the #ZeroProductivity dust, thanks to @FlySafair waiting room blues.FlySafair is giving you a chance to win free* flights for a whole year. Enter now to stand a chance to win.… https://t.co/7LH2ZeT8vY
5/7
2019
@RoyalFamily Congratulations Meghan and Harry. We wish you a happy healthy cute kinky curly fro baby.Yasss @NiNanjira is #ExcellencePersonied and all that #BlackGirlMagic all day and everywhere 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 🙌🏾 https://t.co/l7lHbet114
5/6
2019
@MsSihleBolani The silly season is upon usIf more could hear this 👇🏾and act likewise! Being a traveler doesn’t make you an expert of the countries you’ve bee… https://t.co/lgEtCMX8ye @CyrilRamaphosa And the same Eskimo employees facilitate illegal connections in the township encouraging the harass… https://t.co/E5uqDk8KZk
5/5
2019
#HandsOffCaster IAAF: Let Caster Semenya run #HandsoffCaster https://t.co/3wCuxYFD6g via @UKChange
5/4
2019
@misaNarrates @slikouron I love you nanaNigerian man develops world’s first AI portal that can translate over 2,000 African languages - Face2Face Africa https://t.co/M2ritfc03U @misaNarrates Come have lunch with your nana before all of that
5/3
2019
Facebook Is Punishing Black People for Talking About Racism https://t.co/9007GAuoZ7It’s true that “all shit flows downhill” why would the SIU not use inappropriate sexual innuendos including providi… https://t.co/5hrxUQFAy5
5/2
2019
IAAF can go to hell; it is so absurd to require an athlete to dope to interrupt their natural winning streak. https://t.co/5UV111f8kP
5/1
2019

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