Practical Insights on Twitter

Kenya Blackout: Internet is Up When KPLC is Down

Kenya Blackout: Internet is Up When KPLC is Down

Published on: Nov 12 2009 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
tweetmeme_source = 'ICT_works'; Last week, there was a countrywide blackout in Kenya. The electrical authority, KPLC, took the national electrical grid offline...
Its Time for a #ICT4D Twitter Chat – Friday, Nov 13

Its Time for a #ICT4D Twitter Chat – Friday, Nov 13

Published on: Nov 06 2009 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
tweetmeme_source = 'ICT_works'; During last week’s engaging #SocEntChat around mHealth, organized by Ashoka, I started to wonder what other Twitter chats...
Introducing ICT4D Africa Twitters List for FollowFriday

Introducing ICT4D Africa Twitters List for FollowFriday

Published on: Oct 30 2009 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
tweetmeme_source = 'ICT_works'; On the social networking site Twitter, there are many people who talk about ICT4D, and many who talk about Africa. But there...
mHealth Summit 2009 Tweetup on Thursday!

mHealth Summit 2009 Tweetup on Thursday!

Published on: Oct 27 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on mHealth Summit 2009 Tweetup on Thursday!
This week promises to be an inflection point for mHealth activities in the developing world, due to the mHealth Summit – an unprecedented gathering of thought...
Will Silicon Cape Create African Entrepreneurship?

Will Silicon Cape Create African Entrepreneurship?

Published on: Oct 13 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Will Silicon Cape Create African Entrepreneurship?
At the beginning of 2009, Vinny Lingham put forth the idea of a Silicon Cape – an effort to recreate the success of Silicon Valley by removing the barriers...
Hot Gossip: Twitter Returning to Africa with Zain!

Hot Gossip: Twitter Returning to Africa with Zain!

Published on: Aug 18 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Hot Gossip: Twitter Returning to Africa with Zain!
Last year the microblogging service Twitter, pulled its outbound SMS service from Africa. While only a few technology elite bemoaned its loss, for me it was a great...