Jacob Powell

Jacob Powell

Jacob Powell is interested in writing about East Africa and the Internet. He is a hip-hop aficionado, a video game enthusiast, and a fan of cats.  Fo... llow @wakeupjacob //


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The world’s newest pro­fes­sion­al sport comes from an un­like­ly source: video games.

Published On 30 Jul 2014

It’s not just Bit­coin any­more: Thou­sands are flock­ing on­line to ‘mine’ and trade dozens of al­ter­na­tive cur­ren­cies.

Published On 2 Feb 2014

Oil, eth­nic con­flict and po­lit­i­cal in­trigue are dri­ving the lat­est round of bru­tal­i­ty in the world’s newest coun­try.

Published On 27 Dec 2013