What lies in store for WhatsApp?
Since I joined the ASSA project as a public dissemination officer in late 2019, I’ve spent a lot of time discussing WhatsApp with the researchers in the group. Unsurprisingly, a lot of this discussion was actually on WhatsApp. The messaging service is probably the main way you communicate with your parents, siblings, and friends too, […]
A few thoughts on Covid surveillance technology solutions in Africa
A few days ago, I came across a rather unusual document. It is a compilation of different technologies put together by the European Investment Bank, entitled Covid-19: Africa’s digital solutions. It was published last year, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and it sets out to identify the digital solutions currently […]