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Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
20 July 2014
Leaked to the public, a contract between Norway's Statoil and the Tanzanian government highlights how fraught the question of revenues from Tanzania’s gasfields—and who will benefit from them—has become.
17 July 2014
Some Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa Have No Online Presence. ‘Kumusha Takes Wiki’ Wants to Help Change That
Kumusha Takes Wiki is a pilot project working with local communities in Africa to reduce the information gap and correct the various misconceptions foreigners have about the continent.
16 July 2014
Zambia's President Tried to Prove That He's Hard at Work With These Facebook Photos. Some Aren't Convinced
Zambian citizens are becoming increasingly suspicious of President Sata's unannounced international trips, which the government calls working holidays.
12 July 2014
8 July 2014
A young Ivorian woman was found dead after having been reportedly pushed off the 6th floor of an apartment following a suspected feud with her sponsor over her salary payment.
4 July 2014
This comes in the wake of anger against the government for the fast depreciation of the cedi and a fuel shortage that led to long queues at petrol stations.
29 June 2014
More than a decade ago, Marc Vivien Foé collapsed and died at the Stade Gerland in Lyon, France, during the Confederations Cup semi-final game between Cameroon and Columbia.
23 June 2014
Thanks to legal battles and network decisions, some fans on the continent might have a more complicated time tuning in to the World Cup.
The impact of 2014 World Environment Day on Africa: The need for growth on the continent does not absolve nations from protecting the earth, African advocates say.
20 June 2014
Beyond the World Cup Headlines: Protests in Brazil, a Jailed Writer in Cameroon and Foul Play From Fans
You have to know more than just football to understand the World Cup. Deji Olukotun gives a play-by-play of the important free expression and human rights issues.