Edumela.com social network shuts down
Beaten by newcomers such as Myspace, Facebook, Youtube at their own game, Botswana’s first and only social network website Edumela.com has quietly shut down.
For the last decade the website has been trying to build itself into one of the world’s more popular and profitable social network sites.
Edumela.com, which had successfully penetrated South Africa, Lesotho, and was also used by Tswana speakers in the Diaspora, went off line during the week preceding Botswana’s independence day (end of September) as users trying to log on were greeted with a message showing that it was hacked by “Arab attack”, with a picture of a green human skull & bones appearing.
When Mmegi phoned the founder Santos Thomas once again about the [continue reading]