International law, for all its limitations, is a prime example of human beings trying to learn from history.
Nanjala Nyabola is a writer and political analyst based in Nairobi, Kenya. She is the author of "Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics", a book on the ... impact of the internet on Kenyan politics (Zed Books, 2018)
MORE FROM AUTHOR
For 50 years, hip hop has given us the soundtrack of rebellion across the world.
The latest ChatGPT revelations are yet another reminder of the pervasive labour exploitation in digital innovation.
Interesting things are happening in Kenya’s democracy. The August 9 election is not one of them.
Restitution and return are only a start. Without apology, the poison remains in the system and continues to fester.
But there are more important conversations to be had than handwringing over the possible demise of a private company.
This year has shown that governance guided only by ideology without any concern for moral outcomes is dangerous.
The Facebook outage and revelations should be a wake-up call not just for the US but the rest of the world as well.
Domestic failures in themselves do not explain the global inequality of outcomes when it comes to vaccines.
Regulation on social media should not be established only with US interests in mind.