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 //


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

30 Jul 2014

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

2 Feb 2014

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

27 Dec 2013