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A few years ago, Maḥraganat, a branch of Shaʿby music, appeared on the surface out of disenfranchised urban areas. Its appeal lies in the roughness of its electronica infused be...More
A talk with Nagla Rizk, Ahmed Hussein, and Samer Attalah “Knowledge has peculiar characteristics,” said Nagla Rizk, professor of economics at the American University in Cair...More
Sherif El-Kassas teaches computer science at the American University in Cairo. He has been researching issues of security management and open sources technologies. In this conversa...More
Africa is not a uniform continent; it is rich in diversity.’ This pivotal statement was always on my mind while working with the Open African Innovation Research and Training Pro...More
We are in Cebu, the Philippines at the Global Voices 2015 Citizen Media Summit. I grab Jillian York, director of international freedom of expression at the Electronic Frontier Foun...More
In 2011, weeks after the departure of the Hosni Mubarak regime under the pressuring mobilization of the masses against his rule, public morale was high. Many thought that after an ...More
Seeing this picture of the tattoo “nolege is power” for the first time made me laugh. The message of the tattoo stood in such stark contrast with the fact that it was misspelt....More