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Latest stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
4 December 2013
About 30,000 people have been trafficked to Sinai, Egypt, over the last five years. Cairo-based journalist Bel Trew tweets from a Press conference on the matter, to shed light on...
Sports - and especially football - can be an ideal vehicle to reinforce social cohesion in Nigerien communities scattered across the country's wide territory.
26 November 2013
Benin has suffered more power outages over the last few days with the national electric energy company (SEEB) denying all responsibility. Nigeria supplies a large quantity of Benin's power, even...
The South African government has used $20 million to upgrade President Jacob Zuma's private residence. Government ministers have warned that anyone publishing photos of the home will be arrested.
22 November 2013
The next Global Voices Meetup is scheduled for November 23 in Kampala, Uganda, bringing together community members to share ideas.
21 November 2013
President Michael Sata is notorious for his abrasiveness and disregard for protocol at both local and international functions.
19 November 2013
Jean-Louis Robinson won 21.1 percent of the vote, and Hery Rajaonarimampianina won about 15.9 percent. The second round is scheduled for December 20, but many questions remain.
13 November 2013
Saudi Arabia has began enforcing a crackdown on illegal immigrants after the expiry of an amnesty period given to illegal immigrants. Ethiopian immigrants find themselves a target.
8 November 2013
The Benin government has announced the discovery of a source of oil in the Sèmè-Podji region. The find has pleased some, but others remain skeptical.
7 November 2013
“To be an orphan in Niger is..a situation very close to my heart” writes one of the newest bloggers from the Rising Voices grantee project Mapping for Niger.