Mapping Africa’s Mood: A Twitter Sentiment Analysis of the Continent

Mapping Africa’s Mood: A Twitter Sentiment Analysis of the Continent

Pessimism, frustration and suffering paint a gloomy image of Africa, depicting the mood of the continent’s more than 1 billion population. TA telecom’s Data Scientist Mahmoud Abdrabo conducted a sentiment analysis of 1.5 million tweets over a 20-day period in 50 countries, finding the African mood on Twitter mostly negative.

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Mobile Apps Lift Health Mindfulness

Mobile Apps Lift Health Mindfulness

With weight-related complications claiming the lives of around 3.4 million adults annually, demand is rising for thousands of mobile applications used daily to track calories, activity levels and vital health signs such as heartrate and blood pressure.

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