Stories about Kenya from September, 2013
In this week's edition of our Google Hangout series GV Face, we discuss the role of social media in the aftermath of the devastating attack in Kenya.
When al-Shabab gunmen attacked Nairobi's Westgate Mall, Philip Ogola of Kenya Red Cross jumped to action – with a tweet.
The Ping will help families to quickly check in with each other during an emergency while Blood Donation Kenya matches blood location centers with people willing to help with donation.
Shurufu, a Tanzanian journalist based in Dar es Salaam, lost friends Ross Langdon and Elif Yavuz, who were expecting their first child together.
Twitter captured the confusion of the attack in real-time as users, who first reported what they thought was an explosion, learned the horrible truth.