Latest posts by Sara Gold
27 September 2012
The recent arrests in Chad of three union officers and the editor of an independent newspaper are symptomatic of a disintegration of freedom of expression in the country. These arrests have come after protest movements against the impoverishment of Chad’s population and the privatization of the country’s resources.
20 August 2012
The team of bloggers that created the Sunu2012 project earlier this year to monitor the Senegalese presidential elections has launched a new collaborative online project called SunuCause. The objective of the project is to raise awareness over social issues in the region among the Senegalese online community.
6 July 2012
June 30, 2012, will go down in history as one of the most devastating dates for Mali and for its cultural heritage. It's when Islamist group of Ansar Dine, one of the armed groups controlling northern Mali, set about demolishing the shrines of Muslim saints in the city of Timbuktu.
8 June 2012
The implementation of national social welfare systems is still in its evolutionary phase for many African countries. The achievement of the systems currently in place are discussed by social protection experts in Sub-Saharan Africa.
24 April 2012
Since April 14, Italian radio stations, Twitter, Facebook, as well as blogs from across the world have been discussing the sudden, on-field death Piermario Morosini, a 25-year-old soccer player, who was playing for a Serie B team of the Italian football league system.
16 March 2012
Following an assault on a journalist by overzealous security guards at the Central Bank of Guinea on February 27, there was intense indignation among journalists and Guinean and African bloggers.