Episode 09: The 4IR: What it means for…

August 2, 2020

Today’s episode asks what the 4IR means for the Global South and what it means to take advantage of the potential for growth both in…

Episode 08: The US – KE Free Trade…

August 2, 2020

This is the first episode in a series on the US-Kenya FTA which is currently under negotiations. In this series, we hope to look at…

Episode 07: Thought Leaders or Bot Leaders? Astroturfing…

June 10, 2020

This episode is a foray into astroturfing – promoting ideas through bots intending to mislead the public – and what this means in the time…

Episode 06: Student Ventilators: Innovation during a global…

June 10, 2020

This week’s episode tackles the question of Intellectual Property Rights for Ventilators developed by a group of students in Kenya, answering the question of how…

Episode 05: The Friendly Troll in 2020

April 30, 2020

Today’s episode tackled the question of student innovations in the time of the corona virus and the implications on Intellectual Property Rights. We answer the…

Episode 04:Tech Giants and Competition Law in the…

April 20, 2020

Today’s episode trolled this episode from Marketplace Tech https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/marketplace-tech/id73330855?i=1000449632792 Competition law (or antitrust as it’s known in the US) has a lot to say about…

Episode 03: Big Tech in the Global South

April 20, 2020

This week’s episode was a foray into the emerging superpowers in tech, the US and China, and the effect that they have on developing countries.…

Episode 02: Digital ID-Double edged sword for the…

April 18, 2020

This week, the Friendly Troll looks into the double-edged sword that is digital ID. Digital ID has been linked to development, being part of SDG…