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Sub-Saharan Africa

Region archive · 2624 posts


Latest stories about Sub-Saharan Africa

5 April 2014

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Controversy and Outrage in Spain Over the Presence of Teodoro Obiang

The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, has been the protagonist of a huge controversy in Spain.

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Cameroonian Minister Arrested, Then Released 24 Hours Later

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

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Ethiopians Mock National TV's ‘Lies’ for April Fools’ Day

"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"

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Mozambique Wants to Criminalize ‘Insulting’ Texts, Emails and Internet Posts

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

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Cameroonians Mourn Exiled Music Icon Lapiro de Mbanga

Lapiro de Mbanga, a Cameroonian protest singer and spokesperson of the downtrodden, died of cancer in the United States on March 16, 2014.

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AfricanHadithi, a News Portal Dedicated to Telling Africa's Story

"The truth is that Africa is a continent bubbling with unending stories."

31 March 2014

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Geo-Mapping Tools and Data Analysis Redefine Reporting in Africa

Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism and Land Quest investigate environment and development issues.

27 March 2014

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The Challenges Facing Data Journalism in West Africa

Data journalism in West Africa often must work against a lack of data, funds and regulation.

25 March 2014

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3 Ways Mobile Money Transfer Has Changed Kenyans’ Lives

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

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Jose Dos Santos, the 1.8-Billion-Dollar President of Angola

Meanwhile, 70 percent of Angolans live on less than two dollars a day.

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