Ndesanjo Macha keynote at Digital Citizens Indaba 2007

Ndejanjo MachaProfessor Fackson Banda opened the 2007 Digital Citizen Indaba. This is turning out to be an annual blogging conference. He welcomed everyone and introduced the keynote speaker, Ndesanjo Macha. Ndesanjo is a blogger, journalist, lawyer and digital activist. He is the sub-Saharan Africa editor of Global Voices. He runs Jikomboe, a kiSwahili blog, and Digital Africa. He is a newspaper columnist for the Tanzanian newspaper MwananchiHe’s opening was so powerful: you can’t tell stories if you can’t explain things to your mother or your grandmother. And there is a great quote from Steve Biko, “I write what I like” in honour of the anniversary of his death next week.

 

Author: RJ Thomas

RJ Thomas is an International Relationship Builder. He was born in South Africa, and moved to China in 2013.