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Oluniyi D. Ajao

Oluniyi D. Ajao is an Internet Enterpreneur & Tech Enthusiast. He is the founder of Web4Africa and regularly writes about tech in africa. He has been a contibutor for Global Voices since 2011.

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Latest posts by Oluniyi D. Ajao

Nigeria's Golden Opportunity for a Social Revolution Through the Ballot Box

Oluniyi D. Ajao speaks with ‘Gbenga Sesan about his involvements with several non-partisan initiatives around the forth-coming 2011 Nigeria General Elections and the role of social media in the general...

Humorous Web Reactions to Thursday's Facebook Outage

Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with over 500 million users. The website was offline for a few hours on September 23, 2010. Several jokes about the Facebook outage...

West Africa: The four Cameroonian historical myths

Today, we are taking a tour of the West African blogosphere. Bloggers from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, and Nigeria are discussing children's books, historical myths, the military and politics.

Is there a future for e-commerce in Africa?

The past week turned out to one that came with an interesting debate online about the prospects of e-commerce in Africa. Are there any prospects for e-commerce on the African...

Nigeria: Two Heroic Nigerian Cops; Borderless Office

This week’s blog round-up begans from Nigeria, where Yomi shares a rare story of two brave Nigerian policemen who braved the odds to fight-back about 30 well-armed bank robbers with...

FA Cup in Africa, .cm domains, Fathia Nkrumah, The Trial of Charles Taylor, and more from West Africa

This week's West African blog round-up starts from Burkina Faso where Stephen Davies of Voice in the Desert blogs about Africans’ penchant for football leagues in Europe in “FA Cup...

Nigeria: Blogging the historic election (Part 2)

Recently, Nigerians participated in historic national and state elections. This is the concluding part of “Blogging the historic election,” which highlights the blog posts by Nigerians on Presidential elections. We...

Nigeria: Blogging the historic election (Part 1)

It's election time in Africa's most populous country – Nigeria. Nigerian bloggers have been blogging their sentiments and observations of the election. This round-up gives a brief overview of election...

Ghana: 50 Years of Freedom

Ghana, the first sub-Saharan African country to gain independence, was 50, on 6th March 2007. Although the celebration, Ghana@50, of the west African nation is year-long, the climax was on...

Nigeria: Internet Exchange, Making Money, Abuja, Political Endorsement, And the Niger Delta

We begin this week's blog round-up with Timbaland‘s entry about Nigeria Internet Exchange. It so happens that I desire to create an Internet utopia in Nigeria. I have a dream...

West Africa: What is NOSPETCO?, Aid Does Not Work, Dogon Architecture and Tourism As A Therapy

As we delve into the West African blogosphere this week, our first stop is Nigeria. One issue that is attracting so much attention among Nigerians bloggers is NOSPETCO. What is...

The Shadowy World of 419, Posing With a Crocodile And Santa Claus in Ouagadougou

What happens when scammers go digital? The result is the shadowy world of 419. Scribbles from the Den, a Cameroonian blog, has a post about these scammers “I Go Chop...

Bloggers in West Africa, harsh migration, low bandwidth and Who Killed Deyda?

We get to know more about two bloggers in West Africa this week. Keith Smith in Burkina Faso shares his photos, and George Ngwane in Cameroon re-publishes an interview with...

Flood in Burkina Faso, Power supply in Ghana and an Idyllic Transfer of Power Turned Sour

Under the acacias blogs about a recent flood in Burkina Faso – Update on Gorom-Gorom flood and emergency aid: The Broken Dam I went to see the dam on Wednesday....

Torture in Gambia, “Militocracy” in Africa, Press Freedom and Dirty Water and Gold

We begin this week's West African blogs round-up with a post in a Gambian blog, Home of the mandinmories, about a Gambian soldier being “Coerced, and tortured” over an alleged...

Sports, Health and Politics in West Africa

We begin this week's blog round-up with sports. The Trials & Tribulations of a Freshly-Arrived Denizen…of Ghana blogs about the selection of a new coach for Ghana's senior national football...

Flood in Burkina Faso, Nigeria withdraws from Bakassi

Read bloggers' write about flooding in Burkina Faso, Nigeria's withdrawal from the Bakassi peninsula, an opinion about NEPAD and politics in Gambia.

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Nweala's exit from the Nigerian govt. Bloggers share their thoughts.

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Nweala's exit from the Nigerian government. Bloggers share their thoughts.

Death of Joseph Sankara, Drug menace in Ghana, Prof Chike Obi and Prez Election in Gambia

Burkina Faso's independence day, a Nigerian mathematician, and elections in Gambia

Light in darkness, Petroleum prices in Ghana, Famine and Education in Cameroon

Read about Light in darkness, Petroleum prices in Ghana, Famine and Education in Cameroon.

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