Burundi: Official’s tweets stun public as he spars with NGO on genocide

Burundi: Official’s tweets stun public as he spars with NGO on genocide

In Burundi, a spokesman and senior advisor to President Pierre Nkurunziza has launched a series of social media messages condemning a global human rights organization’s unconventional campaign to warn against genocide. Willy Nyamitwe continued his Twitter storm early Wednesday against International Federation for Human Rights and the #Stopthismovie campaign. The…

Nigeria: political twitter war

Nigeria: political twitter war

A twitter fight among politicians in Nigeria has caught the eye of the public. On Sunday, the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, and a serving Senator, Ben Bruce got into a twitter dispute after Japheth Omojuwa, a popular Nigerian blogger, tweeted that ne would never take Bruce seriously. “The reason…

Obama to visit Kenya

Obama is set to visit Kenya for the first time since becoming President from July 24 to 26 for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) which he will co-host with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. In preparation for Obama’s visit the Nairobi Government has started to ‘beautify’ certain areas of the city….