Social Media and Technology

Cameroon’s Internet Shutdown: The Human Factor

The internet shutdown in Cameroon has gone on for months without receiving notable international attention. Ambassador Nina Forgwe reports from inside the country.

Training the next generation of coders

In an increasingly digital age, Ambassador Waseem Abu Salem of Israel is ensuring young students are equipped with the right skills. 

Regulation trumps Brexit

In the wake of Brexit, navigating regulation is increasingly complex. Diana Paredes, co-founder of Suade, addresses the need for “Agile Regulation”.

Diversity is the answer to high performance

Managing Director for Thomson Reuters Africa, Sneha Shah, on how diversity fosters innovation, flexibility and better long-term profitability. 

What African Americans have to say about Black History Month

Reporting from Venezuela: a Q&A with Carlos Vargas

With Venezuela embroiled in crisis, Ambassador Carlos Vargas provides an inside view on what is developing in the country. 

This Ambassador could be heading to the Moon

What does innovation really mean?

Innovation cannot not be pursued without taking inclusion into account; it must be used to level the playing field.

 

Millennials want to use data for social good, but will privacy stop them?

Florence Broderick discusses why we need responsible leadership if we want to overcome the privacy challenge and grow the Big Data for Social Good initiative.

Re-taking the Internet, ISIS's recruitment haven

Jonathan Russell writes on how leaders can respond to the threat of terrorism in the digital age.