Featured stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
18 November 2014
Ugandans have grumbled for years about MTN's lousy service, but some Twitter users finally decided earlier this month to pool their influence and launch a consumer-rights hashtag campaign.
17 November 2014
Tokolos-Stencil, a radical anonymous art collective, uses disruptive art to call attention to the deadly Marikana mine massacre, inequality and South Africa's apartheid past.
10 November 2014
Global Voices Meetup in Ghana is scheduled for November 15 in Accra. The Meetup will be an opportunity for those working in the field of citizen media to share experiences.
8 November 2014
Madagascar's electricity company is facing major challenges to provide power for the whole country. Malagasy Internet users delve into the many issues with electricity provision and their causes.
31 October 2014
Zambia's fifth president, Michael Sata, died on October 28, 2014. Zambians question the government's decision not to tell the nation the truth about his health.
29 October 2014
Who are Cameroon's big names? Do English speakers and French speakers get along? Gaelle Tjat, based in Douala, gives a colorful portrait of her homeland.
28 October 2014
Protests swept cities in Burkina Faso over President Blaise Compaoré's proposed changes to the constitution to let him run for office again. He has held power for 27 years.
While Zambians all over the world celebrated the holiday with food, the national colours, and more, some observations have raised serious questions about the country's past and future.
24 October 2014
As the Ebola death toll nears 5,000, with at least 10,000 reported cases, many in West Africa are utilizing the power of new media in the fight against the disease.