For years, there has been an unending battle between Nigerians and Ghanaians about who has the best jollof rice. A curious fight seeing as the tasty dish is not native to either country. This argument is one that has been dragged, tugged and tossed about on social media. The latest episode in this unending battle of the jollof was brought about by the release of a song by Sister Deborah.
With the new wave of mobile penetration in Africa, there are more Africans on social media platforms like Instagram hungry for content they can relate to. These 5 funny Instagram comedians, give them just that.
Creators are being inspired by Nigerian cities, telling startling and brilliant stories of them in ways that are new to the rest of us. Here are the ones to read, view and follow
Eldee the Don, celebrated Nigerian rapper and tech entrepreneur thinks the media is deliberately promoting ‘hoes’ as role models for impressionable young girls. How is he supposed to raise his two daughters in this ‘sea of hoes’ he asked on Sunday on Twitter.
The 21st century brought with it a whole new set of everyday habits facilitated by the mass distribution of technology (digital cameras and then smart phones) and communication (e-mails then social media platforms). The fact that every Sudanese family has relatives outside Sudan has necessitated the use of these platforms and technologies to engage and stay up to date.
Whenever U.S. hip hop superstar, Kanye West takes to social media, his comments certainly create a frenzy, usually for the wrong reasons. West’s latest bizarre tweets asking for help from billionaire Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley billionaires to fund his ideas instead of building schools in Africa have left many dumbfounded.
Kenya’s social media consultant, writer and public speaker, Mark Kaigwa, is passionate about telling Africa’s story and in the process mapping its digital trends