Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
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.
4 November 2014
On November 3, the Opposition Youth Movement marched in the streets of Djibouti City against the country's 15-year leader Ismaïl Omar Guelleh.
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.
21 October 2014
The South African athlete's culpable murder conviction for the death of Reeva Steenkamp came on the heels of a 77-year sentence handed down to a rhino poacher in July.
20 October 2014
GV's Nwachukwu Egbunike catches up with Tony Iribor, who curates a new weekly production on Twitter called "Nigeria — the Twitter Round Up."