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For decades, the images of Africa and Africans in mainstream media have been of sub-standard rural living, primitive tribes dancing around tribal bonfires, or war, famine and chaos.
Meanwhile, there are stories of Africans who are highly educated, well-travelled, multi-lingual, enterprising and visionary. There are also stories on the continent and in diaspora of innovation, entrepreneurship, technology and creative thinking. However, these stories hardly receive the attention they deserve.
I think it’s about time we share our stories in our own words and play a part in confronting and re-shaping mainstream perception of Africa and Africans. Hence, HackingAfrica which exists to present an alternative narrative of the continent. Every Tuesday and Friday @ 6:30am PST, I upload a post in which I write/talk about entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, entertainment, economic development and more.
You see, I’m so inspired by the promise and future of Africa that I have many amazing stories to share with you. Stories that I hope will inspire you and cause you to take a second look at the continent.
This blog/vlog (YouTube – Hacking Africa) is therefore my humble attempt to elevate and amplify all the amazing things that Africans are doing on the continent and around the world.
Welcome to HackingAfrica!