What does the rise of popular online forums across Africa say about the need for freedom of expression and speech on the internet and the pros and cons of censorship?
It’s difficult to talk about freedom of the media in Africa today, without talking about the worrying events happening in East Africa, particularly in Sudan, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.
Just to elaborate how popular online discussion forums like Fatumas Voice are today, here’s a list of the most popular forums in Kenya and across Africa: (Top 10 Online Discussion Forums in Africa (in no particular order).
Top 10 Online Discussion Forums in Africa:
- KenyaTalk (Kenya)
- Jamii Forums (Tanzania)
- Fatuma’s Voice Forum (Kenya)
- South Africa Forums (South Africa)
- Uliza Forum (Kenya)…
Here’s a link to a the complete list of 10+ online discussion forums that will I will keep updating as I discover more across the continent. Join and participate in these forums. You will probably learn more for free than what you’ve been paying for in University or College. (Comment below with any African online forum I may have left out.)