Njeri Wangari is the Global Voices Regional co-Editor for Sub-Saharan Africa. She is a poet, writer and communications specialist who frequently writes on Africa, technology, internet culture and the arts.
Latest posts by Njeri Wangari from March, 2021
Kenya police turn to Twitter PR as the arrest of a blogger goes against public opinion
“Somehow, the [Directorate of Criminal Investigations] believes that PR, and specifically ‘live-tweeting,’ will change Kenyans' perception without bringing about the much needed reforms within the force.”
African media perpetuating harmful stereotypes about the continent, report finds
The report released in February 2021 offers a deeper understanding of why poverty, war, disease and failed elections continue to dominate media coverage of Africa.