Featured stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
26 May 2015
Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity, when the leaders of 30 independent African states signed a founding charter in Ethiopia.
25 May 2015
West African leaders have dropped the idea of instituting a two-presidential-term limit across the region, thanks to the opposition of Gambia and Togo, the only member states without term limits.
15 May 2015
12 May 2015
"I would date Ugandan girls for casual sex and not serious relationship," says Ugandan musician Coco Finger in an interview with Uganda's New Vision newspaper.
10 May 2015
An ancient strategy game enjoyed from the villages of the Sahel to the Mozambique Channel's fishing communities shows how intermingled Africa's cultures are.
7 May 2015
The identify cards will be used for the general elections in 2016. The mayor says he somehow managed to get two different IDs.
6 May 2015
A lawyer challenged the country's journalists on Twitter to dig deep into some of the glaring issues facing Uganda, from abortion stats and illegal ivory trade to investment in tourism.
2 May 2015
"If I was hired to sell 'glaring hypocrisy' as a product, this account @KagutaMuseveni [official Twitter account of Uganda's president] would be a target investment."
What do you do when there are only about 20 practicing surgeons for an entire country? Mozambique decided to train non-physicians to do surgery.
26 April 2015
"We are not trying to make our lives better, just sleep in a better bed...it’s a basic question about basic human rights," says Daniel Habtey.