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Rosemary Ajayi

I am a digital forensic researcher and communications strategist. I am currently Research Director at Digital Africa Research Lab, an initiative focused on studying the use of digital and social media in Africa. I am passionate about promoting the effective and responsible use of social media by African governments and citizens.

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Latest posts by Rosemary Ajayi

7 August 2019

Travel: An extreme sport for Africans

The Bridge

It’s difficult for Africans to travel outside Africa — but it’s equally grim to travel within the continent.

3 March 2019

One month after Ghanaian investigative journalist's murder, activists seek answers

Advox

Divela told the Committee to Protect Journalists via WhatsApp that some "powerful figures in Ghana sought to harm him" after an image of him was published on TV.

27 January 2019

How will propaganda shape Nigeria's 2019 presidential elections?

"Propaganda may help you win elections but [it] can’t help you govern," said former Nigerian President Jonathan Goodluck about recent campaign tactics.

17 September 2018

Nigerian Twitter has an impersonation problem — and the platform is failing to take action

The inaction of Twitter and the Nigerian government are worrisome particularly with Nigeria’s general elections coming up in 2019.