01Jun 2020

Riva Levinson’s KRL International led Nana Akufo-Addo’s 2016 presidential campaign. Riva Levinson has a long and sordid history of smear campaigns against Ghana. In 2009-2010, KRL run a major mudslinging campaign against Mills Government, using fake news and propaganda, to undermine Ghana’s interest in the Jubilee deal. In 2003, Riva Levinson conducted a vicious negative… Continue reading

26May 2020

During the current Covid-19 pandemic, a plethora of articles were written on how this pandemic will change the world. From new working styles to new ways of exercising political rights, virtually nothing was left outside the scope of such analyses. However, all these articles took their premise – namely, that the world will indeed change… Continue reading

18May 2020

  [photo taken from Channel 4 News] We all know about Cambridge Analytica, the UK-based firm that was involved in one of the biggest data mining scandals a couple of years ago, when the company was found to harvest data from more than 87 million Facebook users, for political campaign purposes. Open Source Investigation wrote… Continue reading

30Sep 2019

Is Russia meddling in Kosovo election? Putin’s top congressional ally Dana Rohrabacher is Prindon Sadriu’s mentor. Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu’s husband served as an assistant to Congressman Rohrabacher. Both Vjosa and Prindon Sadriu have a very close relationship with Dana Rohrabacher. Rohrabacher has advanced Russian interests in Kosovo. Sadriu family friend and mentor Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu is a… Continue reading

20Jun 2019

Boonmee Lab, a Thai data and tech firm founded by data experts mentored by Klaikong Vaidhyakarn, used the shady tactics of Cambridge Analytica to influence the 2019 Thai general election. Boonmee Lab decisively contributed to Future Forward’s election performance. Klaikong’s protégées Thiti Luang, Rapee Suveeranont, and Puripant Ruchikachorn founded Boonmee Lab in mid-2013. They had… Continue reading