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29 July 2015
"If Africa was a bar, what would your country be drinking/doing?," Siyanda- Panda, a writer from Botswana, asked on Twitter.
The art of ululation is very common in African culture. Was a Kenyan TV host who ululated while welcoming Obama being unprofessional?
13 July 2015
The association has trained over 1,500 people on blogging, social media and online community management. One day, they hope to "help set up blogging associations in all the African countries."
25 June 2015
Western media tends to portray Africa as a dark, hopeless place. African Twitter users have rallied under the hashtag #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou to prove that's not true.
19 June 2015
BAKE, the author of a new report, represents a group of Kenyan online-content creators and seeks to empower innovation and improve the quality of content created on the Web.
18 June 2015
Controversial Kenyan blogger Bogonko Bosire went missing two years ago. Kenyans have revived his search with the hashtag #WhereIsBogonkoBosire.
15 June 2015
Arbitrary Arrests, Cybercrime, and Mass Mobile Adoption: Monitoring Digital Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa
Global Voices speaks to Tom Rhodes, the East Africa representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists, about the state of freedom of expression online in Sub-Saharan Africa.
23 April 2015
A group of African students in Beijing organized a vigil to honor the 147 victims of the Garissa attack. China has little tolerance for shows of public sentiment, even grief.
6 April 2015
Twitter users have started using the hashtag #147notjustanumber to celebrate the memory of those slain when armed militants stormed Garissa University College.
The Charlie Hebdo attack sparked unprecedented solidarity worldwide, but Kenya's tragedy has elicited a less enthusiastic international response.