French philosopher Montesquieu gave use the idea of the Three Estates of the Realm. Edmund Burke argued the Press makes up a Fourth Estate. William Dutton argues that a Fifth Estate are not just users of transmedia like bloggers, but those connected through the internet.
In Africa those connections look different. In this talk I argue that Africa isn't a place, but a space. A state of mind that exists in the diaspora and those connected beyond boarders.