Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
10 August 2014
7 August 2014
6 August 2014
When the most brutal attack by the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram in Cameroon took place, citizens had to turn to foreign media and social networking sites for news.
4 August 2014
From Hong Kong to Islamabad to Cairo to San Francisco, allies across the globe tweeted their support for Ethiopia's Zone9 bloggers, who have been in prison for 102 days.
1 August 2014
On July 27, 2014 the terrorist group Boko Haram managed to kidnap the wife of Cameroon's Vice Prime Minister, Ahmadou Ali, and kill his family members.
31 July 2014
The charges against the bloggers give a sense of what the Ethiopian government is fighting: dissent, not terror.
If convicted, they will find themselves in the company of at least eighteen other journalists who have suffered the same fate. All remain in prison today.
29 July 2014
A Liberian man infected with Ebola has died in Lagos, a city of 21 million. Nigeria is the fourth country in the current outbreak to diagnose the disease.
28 July 2014
Join Global Voices bloggers for a worldwide, multilingual tweetathon in support of the ten bloggers and journalists facing terrorism charges in Ethiopia.