General Musings iAdvocate Publications

My News and Views RoundUp (2014-2019)

A curation of interviews, talks, op-eds by/featuring yours truly.

You can also check out my op-eds for Kenya’s Daily Nation (2014-2017) here and 2020 onward here.


Recapping 2019: a special podcast interview with Dickens Olewe

BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year? (Yours truly was! 😊)

On Conferences/Events about Africa(ns)

How NOT to do Digital Development

What is Digital Equality? An interview with the World Economic Forum.

The poli-tricks of tl;dr: the technical is political (Opening Keynote at re:publica 2019)

Meaningful Access to the Internet (Opening Keynote at NORAD Conference 2019: Digitalisation and Development)

Trust in Tech: A New Paradigm for Democracy, Government and Governance Online (Panel Discussion at the Kigali Global Dialogue 2019)

Artificial Intelligence: Social and Political Impacts (Panel discussion at the 2019 Tallinn Digital Summit)

Equality in the Digital Age (Interview with the Goethe Institute)

Aujourd’hui l’économie, le portrait: Nanjira Sambuli, l’enfant d’internet

‘Like Me’- The popularity and power of big tech (A video interview for Al Jazeera English, 2019)

Unpacking Access (Panel session at the Stockholm Internet Forum, 2019)

Doesn’t that ever stop? On age-old problems being reproduced on the internet (Interview with the Goethe Institute)

Opportunities and Challenges for Artificial Intelligence in Media (Panel discussion at the Global Media Forum 2019)

L’accès à Internet en tant que bien public et droit fondamental (Talk at the OuiShare Festival 2019 – it’s in English!)


Back to Basics, for the #NextLevel (Opening keynote at the inaugural re:publica Accra)

MindsTalk – Digital (In)Equalities: How to ensure equal access for all (Panel session at the Global Media Forum 2018.

Femme the Future: Kenyan Digital Equality Advocate Nanjira Sambuli takes on Global Digital Cooperation

Another Side of Being a Tech Geek (Lightning Talk at Nairobi Ideas Night)

The New Digital Divide: What we must avoid while connecting the next billion Internet users

New Technologies and the Global Goals

Africa’s offline gender gap is being replicated online

Digitalisation: Access for everyone


Digital Citizenship in the Silicon Savannah

On the Backseat with Sunny Bindra (fun interview, literally on the backseat of a van!)

Closing the Digital Gender Divide (Keynote at Mozfest)

Women, the Web and the Future of Work

How Kenya became the latest victim of ‘fake news’

Can Kenya pull off a second election within 60 days?

Fake News Has Swept Through Kenya. Now, Voters Must Decide What To Believe.


Let’s admit it: open government is political

Digitalisation: Providing and limiting freedom

Free Basics: Free of charge, but limited in scope

During and After Atrocity: How Kenyans use the web to heal and deal

By Nanjira

Perched at the intersection of tech & governance, media, culture.