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Nanjira @NiNanjira Where I’ve got to be. ✈️💃🏾

Student: School of Life. Itinerant African, claiming spaces & narratives not imagined for we. (Tech) Policy wonk. Africa isn't poor, just hella mismanaged. ✊🏾

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@NiNanjira Definitely interesting. Take a platform like reddit for instance. It cannot replicate a true social move… https://t.co/xCuY9krMYn
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3/25
2019
@yanoak Right?!“... in France, strict privacy laws mean kids can sue their own parents for publishing intimate or private details… https://t.co/DSxKJR915Z“For capitalism to survive — still a hotly contested proposition after two centuries of debate— its salvation will… https://t.co/GJy64wWkip“If the future of capitalism is to return to a system in which we’re all at the whim of enlightened bosses to do th… https://t.co/qEpfgirmwy“The first ethical capitalists...were ethical only to a point — just as in today’s globalized economy the virtuousn… https://t.co/PiVoYn11fY👍🏾 Also: brainstorming only works if everyone comes to the table with clean hands; if no-one comes to the table wi… https://t.co/bLhL0sjRbt
Retweeted by Nanjira"Brainstorming produces, at best, a light, irritating drizzle of complacent mediocrity". 😂😂😂 From an article that… https://t.co/D1Kn4OTSel
Retweeted by Nanjira“The digital party has updated the party form but a lot has been lost in the process. Nevertheless, this does not m… https://t.co/3UUh3JKOvx“The party bureaucracy is substituted by a dispersed micro-bureaucracy — a ‘coffeeshop-cracy’ one may quip — that i… https://t.co/Bplrzh0JoR @avilarenata @burcuno @ITforChange @beabusaniche @mrnvlnt ✊🏾“Platforms are never neutral objective intermediaries. Rules, power relations are encoded in the very software used… https://t.co/luw0y4EfqB“The new cleavage observed is the one between the “political and/or economic insiders” and the “connected outsiders… https://t.co/sZP0kjccSx“To begin with, the rise of the digital party reflects the appearance of a new political cleavage in response to tw… https://t.co/UsjAcXefp8Highly recommend this read. (For our corner of the globe, more as a cautionary tale, re fantasising “digital politi… https://t.co/hc6Z64qhGX @prepaid_africa The mindset of the French, is really what should be questioned. I read that article and added an un… https://t.co/ExX1vl7trf
3/24
2019
March 28, 2019 will be exactly a year since the government of Chad digitally cut off the people of Chad from the re… https://t.co/L9rQ1FsF2E
Retweeted by NanjiraI wrote about how 10 years after Jade Goody's death, women are still being blamed and shamed for not attending smea… https://t.co/o9JE7tG38l
Retweeted by Nanjira#ForTheWeb #Web30 https://t.co/I4EsZ4U0Tp
Retweeted by NanjiraThe cost of internet access dropped everywhere in the world last year—except in Africa https://t.co/jXmeDZBZIQ
Retweeted by NanjiraAt a strategy meeting: Facilitator: "Have you ever been in an organisation and it's not clear who's in charge and… https://t.co/ueM7e24GuX
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3/23
2019
The misguided way South African politicians are talking about the fourth industrial revolution https://t.co/v5TsnaVE0k via @qzafrica
Retweeted by Nanjira“Sometimes tech is guilty of being analytically smart, but socially inept.”“We don’t design with the community in mind...We design with the community.” https://t.co/Sa4g9K5erFNanjira Sambuli est au @legrandbarouf pour plaider un accès libre et équitable à Internet comme vecteur de dévelop… https://t.co/p3gcXjynmk
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3/22
2019
#SmallTech – Antidote to #BigTech https://t.co/xrGAeAdCpeBest blockchain image I’ve come across yet! https://t.co/HsfQc29g7MEthiopian Airlines expresses its disappointment on the following wrong reporting of the @nytimes titled “Ethiopian… https://t.co/hbMqugkLL8
Retweeted by Nanjirahttps://t.co/Ci3xUvf4Mx – Ethical alternatives to popular sites and apps H/T ⁦@aral⁩ Now to get people on them! https://t.co/Ao4kQ96CM6 @lr_mtv Je vous en prie! 😊 @timothyduquesne @aral Nice!We are people, not (just) consumers. We are communities, not (just) markets.https://t.co/AnIdXhODWG https://t.co/rPk0HykO77GDPR, doesn’t go far enough, to dismantle #SurveillanceCapitalism., says @aral; proposes #GDMR: General Data MINIMI… https://t.co/jb3PlSeLVz @Ninanjira reminds us that #technology is not neutral, but deeply political. It's influenced by who's building, sha… https://t.co/Xv4PO4dRVX
Retweeted by NanjiraUniversal Declaration of Cyborg Rights by @Aral. Looking forward to diving into this. https://t.co/bpKhgzGT2TCities/nation states as the harbingers of a radical model of data commons etc... All good, but what happens when go… https://t.co/NyWb2OMCPv @timothyduquesne @aral It’s gripping! And necessary!“If Cambridge Analytica could do what they did with a subset of FB data, what do you imagine FB is foi g the whole… https://t.co/jzYCQSWiVBLors d'une étude on a demandé aux gens s'ils avaient accès à #internet, ils ont répondu NON mais quand on a demandé… https://t.co/2d06EvOyEm
Retweeted by NanjiraIl y a une applification du #web. L'accès à #internet pour de nombreuses personnes se limitent à l'usage d'… https://t.co/v6OrMYNelg
Retweeted by Nanjira3 milliards de personnes n'ont pas accès #internet et parmi ceux qui y ont accès , tous n'ont pas accès à la même qualité @NiNanjira
Retweeted by NanjiraQuite something, how @aral’s keynote on #SurveillanceCapitalism links the past and present, and how hooked the audi… https://t.co/qGMhYlK4OX"All of us have a role to play in connecting the unconnected. The way to start is with humility." @nilnanjira from… https://t.co/Tvi5Zb51Dd
Retweeted by Nanjirascratch, innovating and working together. Hold your governments to account. Make room for others to be heard and le… https://t.co/k9wNZwfXsg
Retweeted by Nanjira#Grandbarouf2019 @NiNanjira LA fracture numérique existe aussi dans les pays dits développés et @EmmausConnect oeuv… https://t.co/BQR03o6CTO
Retweeted by Nanjira @btincq 🙏🏾« We should not assume technology exists in a vacuum. It is shaped by people, and we need everyone to get involved… https://t.co/ezEqmsApdW
Retweeted by Nanjira"La technologie est un projet politique" @NiNanjira
Retweeted by Nanjira#Grandbarouf2019 @NiNanjira Pour un accès à toutes et tous à l'Internet, les projets doivent aborder les population… https://t.co/1M0BOoqCbR
Retweeted by NanjiraThe internet could be a tool to help us resolve the many equalities that we see. But the web is not neutral. Utopia… https://t.co/aPwb8PU7DE
Retweeted by Nanjiraactually, it’s the *World Wide Web* that turned 30. 😎 https://t.co/cmB03PJl7PTechnology is not neutral... channel your strengths through technology to make the world better, don't let the tech… https://t.co/p1QWgVKT1j
Retweeted by Nanjira @aral And Aral’s is right after!Question from audience: “What kind of world do you want?” @NiNanjira: “A world where whether you’re black or white… https://t.co/XhqYaTzA2P
Retweeted by Nanjira#GrandBarouf2019 Wise words from @NiNanjira during a special lunch-time session for school children: “Technology is… https://t.co/NnGjgkjEyu
Retweeted by NanjiraPlease retweet and invite your friends or colleagues who are interested in language (especially African language te… https://t.co/EPBgH9evAW
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3/21
2019
👇🏾 https://t.co/bEJl2leK1CComing this Wednesday! Celebrating African linguistic diversity online through a rotating Twitter account https://t.co/td77rl3M1a
Retweeted by NanjiraIt’s easy to be hardened, so not only evoking empathy but informing how reforms are made. Also, in a world where “l… https://t.co/f1cwcYPsg0Should also mention that I joined @newhumanitarian’s board last year. One key mutual interest to make the stories… https://t.co/cJRQEvIEQAFabulous new look + rebrand over at @irinnews, soon to be "The New Humanitarian". Important journalism contextuali… https://t.co/PzwK9DUoIY
3/20
2019
re:publica international: we're on @SequencerTour! We were at #SXSW2019 in Austin last week and hosted the first… https://t.co/d6lNP8uOE5
Retweeted by Nanjira#IkoKaziKE Nokia/Siemens is looking for candidates who graduated in 2018 from University (Telecommunications, or El… https://t.co/QCaVH0jZQD
Retweeted by NanjiraA lot of government projects and laws around cyber- are not motivated by public interest but by competing interests… https://t.co/eEg3khyPWh
Retweeted by Nanjira"The digital divides manifesting today between the connected and unconnected (...) are a mirror to society and how… https://t.co/cy1c9luXpw
Retweeted by NanjiraAn executive order was issued mandating facial recognition tech in US airports to identify "100% of all internation… https://t.co/SsKpwvOOMC
Retweeted by Nanjira“Last week's trip was a chance for Macron to show that "for too long we treated these East African countries like B… https://t.co/I2zPlLlbBB"The worst thing we can do as innovators is ending up with activities at the margin, that do not affect the logic o… https://t.co/1yyfTfZEe8
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3/19
2019
BURN! 🔥 At the same time, the FB “family of apps” is the entirety of affordable and accessible internet closer to… https://t.co/c77MelRo4VThe Haka is not just a "ceremonial Maori dance" but a form of expression white missionary colonists tried to erase… https://t.co/qFdImagOwy
Retweeted by Nanjira“Any meaningful policy has to upset the established power base and the political donor class. Any policy that doesn… https://t.co/2uylWRTW8z
Retweeted by NanjiraOur name is changing — but our commitment to delivering journalism from the heart of crises remains stronger than e… https://t.co/8VxFMJud6g
Retweeted by NanjiraA beached whale found in the Philippines on Saturday died with 88 pounds of plastic trash inside its body https://t.co/LdNBid76Il
Retweeted by NanjiraHow many African media outlets could afford to cover this story, I wonder? Also, did the pricey accreditation requi… https://t.co/mooZXsN1EM
Retweeted by NanjiraThe folks at @OWINFS have the receipts! #TradeIsWar https://t.co/ndkxwmdwH9A huge wahala is loading at the WTO, clothed as “eCommerce for Development”... #TradeIsWar. Guess who’s behind it...🤷🏾‍♀️“developed countries have [also] blocked reforms to the agriculture rules [at the WTO] that have been demanded by d… https://t.co/LkJUnOb2v4 @DickensOlewe Oh man.Situation with this issue, live (✈️ edition). https://t.co/k7v3GV4YibAnother use of this issue: Hold it up high when around denialism by wypipo. Receipts. https://t.co/6vVj4fCcKj @Ramah_Nyang @EcobankResearch Also (plug alert), @A4A_Internet has worked with government, private sector and civil… https://t.co/8fDM07WDMY @Ramah_Nyang @EcobankResearch Very interesting answers to this question in https://t.co/ye0sVW6b3RSo many feels are evoked... That ultimately boil down to the necessary AGMs and caucuses that must be had in our ho… https://t.co/FczgHd0KHIThen there’s a hot take by one of the resident contributors re: Luigi Di Maui’s smack down of France’s exploits in… https://t.co/7nbFKCuMUJBut on the cover story itself, Eish. AIDS becoming an epidemic in Africa... 1. There was a definition for AIDS in… https://t.co/RkmWybm7NiOne maddening element is the dearth of female contributors. The first to appear is in a joint oped by Bill and Meli… https://t.co/l7FjRnoKNcThe March issue of @NewAfricanMag (No 592) is a maddening yet necessary read; if for nothing else, to remind every… https://t.co/6WfmjBImQ2We can make that sharper: " Famine is a policy failure".
Retweeted by NanjiraAnd for those who like #s, perhaps the new phrase should be that starvation is not an accident, it's policy failure.
Retweeted by NanjiraHOWEVER! 1. https://t.co/asP13mpOde 2. Your outbound duty free catalogue could earn y’all more chums if it feature… https://t.co/i7seATGSYdAki @KenyaAirways, tell the chef that the mùkimo on 0116 today was for feels. It was a hit for all (oyinbos include… https://t.co/mRHn9IseH4“All genders invited; speakers exclusively female.” 👌🏾 https://t.co/gMMzst1gmJ
3/18
2019
Somali nomads are alpha as a fuck lol https://t.co/vJDSYIn1PV
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3/17
2019
“Africa is really in the business of producing hope” - Said El Hachimi #SOASADF19
Retweeted by NanjiraWow. A US Supreme Court majority decision has overturned a 74-year-old presumption that international financial ins… https://t.co/6ElT0NhYU8
Retweeted by NanjiraAt @dailynation 's science desk, I'm ever tryin to include science in Kenya's public sphere. Need your help creatin… https://t.co/MNXg2fqBmA
Retweeted by NanjiraHappening today - a festival dedicated to discourse on Kiswahili and technology. Join other writers and scholars at… https://t.co/C5Xon6t0VX
Retweeted by NanjiraFacebook "The Apology Machine" Cover of Bloomberg Business Week https://t.co/iHvwmp6TjG
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3/16
2019

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