Latest stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
5 April 2014
The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, has been the protagonist of a huge controversy in Spain.
Minister of Secondary Education Louis Bapes Bapes was taken into custody last week. His release barely 24 hours later has left more questions than answers.
3 April 2014
"In response to allegations by activists that today is #ETVday, ETV announced today is the only day of the year that it does not own. #April1"
The proposed law, soon to be submitted to parliament, would criminalize text messages, emails and other types of online posts that "jeopardize the security of the state".
1 April 2014
Lapiro de Mbanga, a Cameroonian protest singer and spokesperson of the downtrodden, died of cancer in the United States on March 16, 2014.
"The truth is that Africa is a continent bubbling with unending stories."
31 March 2014
Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism and Land Quest investigate environment and development issues.
27 March 2014
Data journalism in West Africa often must work against a lack of data, funds and regulation.
25 March 2014
Kenyans on Twitter explain how M-Pesa, a mobile-phone based money transfer and micro-finance service, has changed their lives since the service was introduced seven years ago.
24 March 2014
Meanwhile, 70 percent of Angolans live on less than two dollars a day.