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Nigerian teenage girls win Technovation People’s Choice Award in Silicon Valley
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Africans rising Nigerian teenage girls win Technovation People’s Choice Award in Silicon Valley

Team Brain Squad, a group of five Nigerian girls was named the People’s Choice award recipients for their app, Hands Out, at this year’s global Technovation held in Silicon Valley, California. The girls’ aptly named Hands Out app is a fundraising tool to help finance education for indigent children.

The Great Hack: What does Netflix’s doccie on data mean for Africa and its democracy?
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Politics and Society The Great Hack: What does Netflix’s doccie on data mean for Africa and its democracy?

Africans keep modelling their democracy against the West. Few are critical enough to speak about Africa modelling its own democracy against its own context. At a time when democracy in the West is being questioned due to the influence of companies such as Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, where does that leave Africa’s democracy?