Skin lighteners are being used more than ever before, especially in urban areas and among men.
Discussions about the films on social media and online forums show that African queer lives are complex and don’t tell a single story.
Never has a political contest in Uganda’s history been so furiously played out in the media space as the 2021 national elections.
Humour is a way for Congolese internet users to prod at cultural traits and political developments – despite censorship being rife.
During the coronavirus pandemic the Jerusalema dance challenge enacted a way for communities to connect - repetitive enough to be picked up and varied enough to tease.
As more comes to light about the money-making tactics of social media platforms we need to reevaluate our relationship with them.
Despite same-sex relations being criminal, social media is a space to come out and speak back to homophobia for the Nigerian tweeters in the study.
New media platforms have changed the way people create, consume and relate the news.
Whether the enduring face of this new politics is Bobi Wine or someone else, Ugandan politics is clearly changing
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s grip on power remains strong but pockets of dissent are emerging from digital platforms.
Social media presents a powerful platform for creating multiple stories about Africa.