“For Ghana to suggest that they will turn off the internet, in addition to other countries that have done it like Uganda, Zimbabwe, DRC, Burundi, Chad and others, that’s worrying,” says Okolloh, who co-founded Ushahidi, a crowd-sourced crisis-mapping tool that first tracked the violence that followed Kenya’s 2007 election. … [Read more...] about Can the internet reboot Africa?
Perhaps he understood what a special and unique animal he really was. Last year, he met Boris Johnson, who was not yet Prime Minister. Saba made quite an impression. Damian and I invited Boris to sit in Saba’s indoor quarters with us and introduce himself. ‘It’s like meeting someone with strong but undeclared views on Brexit,’ joked Boris nervously. ‘I’m not sure whether he’s going to give me a slobbery kiss or take my head off!’ In the end, Saba just nibbled Boris’s woolly hat. … [Read more...] about Time to run free! Conservationist who nursed Saba the cheetah from a cub at her Kent home prepares for heartbreak and joy as she takes him to Africa so he can live in the wild
Finn added: "You go in there and you think, ‘I’m not going to do it’, all of this, all of that, but then you’re living 24/7 having genuine solid, feelings for someone and are really attracted to them! And some of them bikinis – phwoar!" … [Read more...] about Love Island winners Paige and Finn kiss as they touch down in the UK after epic 15 hour journey from South Africa
'I wish I did chat to them all and find out more about everyone else - like Biggs,' she admitted in her exit interview. 'I loved Biggs. He was mint. His personality is the kind of personality I would go for. I would definitely meet up with him.' … [Read more...] about Love Island’s Eve Gale ‘is set to return to the villa to reunite with her sister Jess’ as the islanders will all be joined by their family members
The two warring militias are the armed groups that toppled Muammar Gaddafi in the 2011 revolution. Zintan, 90 miles south-west of the capital, has held the airport since capturing it in the revolution. Misrata, 140 miles east of Tripoli, accuses Zintan of holding it illegally. … [Read more...] about Libyan militias’ battle for Tripoli airport forces hundreds of families to flee