The Africa Data Digest

Alexandria Sahai Williams
The latest from Africa, China, and technology
Created 04 Aug 2021
  • So much more than Opay: Welcome to the Operaverse
    13 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Whew! I’ve been absent and for that I sincerely apologize. August was such a month. A little piece on my laptop malfunctioned rendering it useless. In the days that followed, I discovered just how har...
  • Short Video From China to Africa
    16 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    There was a point in my life when I watched a ton of mukbang videos...basically, videos of people eating messy food way too close to the camera. This wasn’t because I actually enjoyed them, or because...
  • Wapi Pay, Huawei, and the Digital Yuan
    09 Aug 2021 • 9 min read • 3 2
    On my way to Nairobi, I made a stop at my favorite place in the world. A multi-story beauty product complex in Guangzhou. I went to visit my favorite stall for wigs and manned by a no-nonsense woman w...
  • The latest from African tech and the rest of the world
    04 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to The Africa Data Digest by me, Alexandria Sahai Williams. I was a Beijing-based tech worker at a company valued at more than $160 billion. Now I'm based in Nairobi where I keep the world up ...
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