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

Itinerant native;claiming spaces & narratives not imagined for we. Tech x Policy wonk. Africa isn't poor, just hella mismanaged.

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Joined Twitter 5/19/09


Key Takeaways: 1) We need to better grasp the complexity of internet penetration dynamics across countries 2) We n… https://t.co/8lPdOXxyHR
Retweeted by NanjiraAlso, found this point by @NiNanjira extremely important. The notion that governance would simply improve because o… https://t.co/hAYlzV0ti3
Retweeted by Nanjira✊🏾 https://t.co/DJ4KPJYurl @franzvw @ethelcofie @BAKS_Sprecher Thanks for having us! Now, to strategic implementation!(Internet of Spoilers). https://t.co/sTK1HW5B2b“Yet even if your genius is prized, admired and cultivated, social and psychological issues that often accompany gr… https://t.co/YVthfutcaN"Technology is not neutral, it is gendered, it has the same political connotations we find offline, we are seeing t… https://t.co/u3Yug48wtU
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5/20
2019
“[Insta] is testing ditching "likes" in Canada. It might be bad news for influencers, but experts say it could be… https://t.co/02I3MZcxqfhttps://t.co/M16hhszJiL“Philosophers have been legislating emotional life since the time of the Stoics, and the newest vanguard of the mov… https://t.co/v2cwFXk8zD“Few people outside the Telegram fan community realize that most of the new features in messaging appear on Telegra… https://t.co/r9EjNMyhpFhttps://t.co/j3V6P8EP3a”[Former Facebook execs] seem happy to criticize it, and some have used their wealth to fund charitable causes alon… https://t.co/S0oK0MqF8H
5/19
2019
Respect the OG https://t.co/avs71JELrW
Retweeted by NanjiraTo speak up against normalised madness is to be “coddled”, “immature” or other some such condescension. Haya basi!… https://t.co/4WkXKdTCStLike! Can all millennials everywhere adopt the following: “watajua hawajui!” One day, I shall write about the atte… https://t.co/wTkbXgGFle“The signature move in each of these instances (and there are so many more) is to allege an invisible harm in order… https://t.co/DelJNTkdScAsks @mathewi, “These are some of the architects of Facebook’s success as a platform—shouldn’t they be among the b… https://t.co/XGZNgTJFld“Criticizing Facebook for its negative effects—and making a public performance of remorse—has almost become a cotta… https://t.co/DxGDCj2mvI“Does our current method of doing so — study by study, conclusion by conclusion — make us more informed as readers… https://t.co/kRXx3EtBRjScientific studies are written primarily for other scientists. But to make informed decisions, members of the gener… https://t.co/tdj0XdAOWqI don’t know why this language of truth sounds angelic to some, while to others it changes into mathematical signs… https://t.co/F3fDaoNmFg“Obsession is, in any case, the premonition of the existence of an individual language, an irreproducible language… https://t.co/wQ3Y1Be2OpWho killed the prime minister? The unsolved murder that still haunts Sweden https://t.co/PnXAbuh5xoFirst aid kits, music therapy, recycling: Palestinian advocates of community philanthropy say locals should set the… https://t.co/iyDgnS5pe9
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5/18
2019
Twitter, I'd like to introduce you to a really important word: Helpy. It's an adjective that describes someone who… https://t.co/VuC5ihIRrP
Retweeted by Nanjira(Stockholm bars, restaurants definitely don’t disappoint on music!) https://t.co/12cLIKZufG @DonJC @mariannedh 😊 @MishiChoudhary @domaley @facebook https://t.co/RH9ge868kh @Me_gitonga @fxinternet @sched It can be all!
5/17
2019
OUR 100TH EPISODE IS HERE!! We're joined by Atsango Chesoni, former Deputy Chairperson of the Committee of Experts… https://t.co/tt5BGqm8nt
Retweeted by NanjiraThis is significant. Anyone who thinks just the Russians are the only country (or even private entity hired by ot… https://t.co/LKlI71X4tp
Retweeted by Nanjira"It's not that people being abused don't know how computers work, it's that people who make computers don't know ho… https://t.co/LYlWLBZYCT
Retweeted by NanjiraRanking digital rights will be developing indicators to look at disclosure and practice of AI and machine learning… https://t.co/K4xLGft6YP
Retweeted by Nanjira @MishiChoudhary @NewYorker Aka “quomments”.How Browsers Help Us Lose Privacy (New Tricks) https://t.co/zKKlxHJ2x2
Retweeted by Nanjira @fka_memes https://t.co/90ECIRr1rMBeing able to tell people to be quiet is the consummate exercise of power & should therefore be (and arguably is) a… https://t.co/iSuGmNzUoR
Retweeted by Nanjira @rmack @theGNI "The companies that scored best (on the 2019 RDR Index) went beyond legal compliance to communicate… https://t.co/oBeUTsE0ht
Retweeted by Nanjira @rmack @theGNI "In many cases governments are preventing companies from being transparent, notably where government… https://t.co/3joVUBXcCb
Retweeted by Nanjira @rmack @theGNI "Governance over privacy risks is much stronger than governance over risks related to freedom of exp… https://t.co/p2D3gpR5I1
Retweeted by Nanjira @rmack @theGNI "Being transparent to regulators isn't enough," says @rmack. "Users need to be able to understand ho… https://t.co/MCvXSQGBHQ
Retweeted by NanjiraThat last para. by Pa Ikhide! Shu! Heneway! Me I read in humility, and marinate on these here points in this, and… https://t.co/yDNXMBQKaF“Chigumadzi’s admonition comes at a time when many are questioning the priorities of Africans who tend to pay more… https://t.co/Nfr8kfHs9X“African writers have at best written themselves into irrelevance while they write to the test of dollar rich white… https://t.co/VfSUzAzCzlAre you an African feminist economist or a woman working on economics and women's rights in Africa? We are looking… https://t.co/rtwYD7AkJ2
Retweeted by Nanjira @mn1207 ✊🏾▶️ there also is a reflection by Sylvie Coudray from @UNESCO on approaching the work on Internet universality indic… https://t.co/4qT2urYSnS(Wait, parallel sessions are being recorded/streamed, right? #SIF19)▶️ @GurshabadGrover on @cis_india’s engagement at the @ietf where protocols are determined (and how that space is r… https://t.co/89uuZsl6uK▶️@CBradleyTweets sharing on @GlobalPartnersD’s involvement at the ITU Plenipots, where govts set technical standa… https://t.co/79V1vjxglIKudos to @MalloryKnodel, @article19org for convening an excellent panel on Influencing Internet Governance at… https://t.co/vdW0gqkJkk @ruhiyakris @fxinternet @AfterAccess Agreed. But it mustn’t be this fallacious crutch to quantifying experiences. A… https://t.co/3lm9JipZ2tFrustrating to see gov'ts patting themselves on the back for #ChristchurchCall when they ignored p. much every prin… https://t.co/3iYPzdDwrj
Retweeted by Nanjira @NiNanjira: “Governments have to go back to seeing their people and their interests. This includes digital access” #SIF19
Retweeted by Nanjiraon "unpacking access" panel @NiNanjira points out "not everything that can be measured matters - so don't get caugh… https://t.co/pVTxjP7Zrg
Retweeted by NanjiraBreaking statistical silos and moving towards having the uncomfortable conversations about getting the "safe online… https://t.co/kuBHTYLzqu
Retweeted by Nanjira @NiNanjira : If a government is not used to engaging with its own people.. will numbers make them more visible? ➡️… https://t.co/3qBVA80PMx
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Retweeted by Nanjira"If you are a government that is not accustomed to seeing your constituents and their problems, let's not spread th… https://t.co/vNjAZOA3fa
Retweeted by Nanjira @janeruffino 🙏🏾“Numbers are loyal - they will tell you what you want to see” - @NiNanjira #SIF19 #democracyonline
Retweeted by NanjiraPolicy makers must understand their constituents regardless of data. @NiNanjira #SIF19
Retweeted by Nanjira“We will not conference ourselves into equality, we need to actively cultivate these spaces.” #SIF19 @NiNanjira
Retweeted by NanjiraPlenary session on unpacking access begins with @NiNanjira sharing highlight on how the conversation has evolved si… https://t.co/HOyGujqwUd
Retweeted by Nanjira#sif19 On the subject of bridging female access to the Internet, .@NiNanjira brings up a good point: Its not only… https://t.co/X5PNqwWiDW
Retweeted by NanjiraIt's not just about including women but HOW we include them: giving them legitimacy and power, opens @NiNanjira at… https://t.co/uzUskPeo0I
Retweeted by NanjiraThe fact that one of the male panelists on the #SIF19 opening panel made a misogynistic joke wasn’t challenged by a… https://t.co/nAHixsxGC3
Retweeted by Nanjira#sif19 50% of the world is connected to the internet. What is the quality of access? Are we connected to the same i… https://t.co/RXvECQxOgv
Retweeted by Nanjira“We need a lot more men to show up to the conversation about gender-based violence online. We need to keep mainstre… https://t.co/JxglMMAjcy
Retweeted by Nanjira😎 https://t.co/k6GtIJNABQAt #SIF19 @NiNanjira notes that not enough men are showing up to conversations about gender based violence online.… https://t.co/yvggousQau
Retweeted by Nanjira @AfroDiva @GovernmentZA https://t.co/WqDK2nQVq8Precisely. https://t.co/eGRbywp8AT“Governments, together with companies operating within their jurisdictions, are responsible for providing the condi… https://t.co/vYXJxSsoGLNot to mention emboldening nefarious govts to clamp down on the internet in the name of “protecting citizens”, “nat… https://t.co/wowz1gQ1mR“a rushed response that targets online speech but ignores the systemic issues behind it would put fundamental right… https://t.co/Wv9oFZhB4GWael Abbas: “all those moments were lost like tears in the rain”- on the shutdown of his twitter account #sif19 #democracyonline
Retweeted by NanjiraWael Abbas via video at #SIF19 talks about how major platforms are willing to let racists and authoritarians have a… https://t.co/xPk9xUK1Cy
Retweeted by Nanjira"My Twitter account was deleted, deleting 10 years of activism....250k tweets and photos are now lost," says Wael A… https://t.co/Ed3KvLHwno
Retweeted by Nanjira“it’s no longer abt freedom of expression. it’s about business and money” - wael abbas speaks abt @twitter putting… https://t.co/lRrhNAUlcn
Retweeted by NanjiraSome of the shrewdest political reporting now in @PrivateEyeNews https://t.co/b3u6Z1DnfT
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5/16
2019
@business @bopinion https://t.co/Q5kvkqVrrL
Retweeted by Nanjira500 participants from more than 100 countries 💪💚 #SIF19 starts tomorrow! Theme: ”Shrinking Democratic Space Online”… https://t.co/CM8tDCRoX2
Retweeted by Nanjira @NeemaIyer @btayeg @femilonge Filed under “Africans appreciating the sun when in Europe”. @Sisonkemsimang @Nanjala1 🙌🏾😌
5/15
2019
@mougendi @timunene Hahahahaha! Heneway! I’m none the wiser on the concept behind the project, and I have some pr… https://t.co/9YvVaOcdXwMissed #rp19 in Berlin or didn't manage to make it to a session? Now you can re-watch them all. Like @NiNanjira Sam… https://t.co/1zXjBUhrkb
Retweeted by Nanjira1. “Instead of emotion or camaraderie, what podcasts produce is chumminess — reminiscent of the bourgeois club atmo… https://t.co/JqrwZ1UhIZBeen stumbling upon a lot of podcast-related reads lately. All super interesting. (Also reminded of @melmbugua’s… https://t.co/WzxasaWfNXI think that if we as feminists are going to be involved in transforming institutions, whether we are working at th… https://t.co/0aEyrfI2mO
Retweeted by Nanjira7 countries in Africa meet our 1 for 2 affordability target - 1 GB of data for 2% or less of monthly income: 🇧🇼 Bo… https://t.co/WW5EBRiI3P
Retweeted by NanjiraDo you want to join the cadre of Internet Governance Leaders in Africa? Send in your applications to the 7th Africa… https://t.co/u1oq05xUHd
Retweeted by Nanjira @Nanjala1 Roger. Next reminder in Q3 2019. https://t.co/aB4OJY2GhI“Endless sunshine—without some occasional shade—kills what it is meant to nourish.” Discuss, within the context of legislature. (20marks).“... the politician who argues against transparency risks being seen as having something to hide. That’s why the ef… https://t.co/xyUpdn7MnPA most interesting and important read on the backfiring of transparency in legislative functions as introduced by t… https://t.co/HJbvRb00p4#SIF19 promises to be a meeting of faves. https://t.co/9gdmRMeG7k
5/14
2019

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