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Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
Disparity in the data collection policies of some pan-African firms in Uganda raises privacy concerns
The Unwanted Witness report revealed that most of the personal data collected online violates privacy rights, with no regards for the safety and dignity of citizens.
According to Congolese-Austrian author Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Francophone African authors face a number of challenges, the first being the nature of the French literary scene.
In November, over 50 Olympians and Paralympians called on world leaders to deliver climate action during the COP26 in Glasgow in a video campaign titled ‘Dear Leaders of the World’
The Ministry of Health (MISAU) issued a statement discouraging health professionals from prohibiting the user's access to the Health Unit (US) due to clothing or other accessories.
Despite the criticism that the series has received for its violence and gore, it has unquestionably become a global cultural phenomenon, exporting Korean pop culture to the world.
Kenya’s disinformation industry successfully manipulated Twitter’s trending algorithm to attack the Pandora Papers and protect President Uhuru Kenyatta, whose family was implicated in the exposé.
A telecommunications blackout couldn’t stop more than four million citizens around Sudan from taking to the streets to demand a civilian government
Facebook's categorization of the OLA as a dangerous group has made many Ethiopian Oromo Facebook users feel marginalized.
Kenya has lost close to 45 million US dollars in revenue from sports since March 2020 due to the disruptions caused by COVID-19. This has exacerbated the mental health of...
Paulina Chiziane, 66, was born in Manjacaze, Mozambique and studied Linguistics in Maputo. In 33 years, this is the third time that the prize has been awarded to a Mozambican...
Numerous politicians were implicated in Angola, Mozambique, and Portugal. Before that, their names had never been attached to offshore scandals.
Cricket, a relatively new sport in Cameroon, is on a steady rise with over 7,000 children from different regions who are now being trained for the game.
Czech Nigerian activist and writer Obonete Ubam interviewed ten prominent Afroczechs in his latest book, to talk about discrimination, integration and role models for an emerging community in the Czech...
The festival will facilitate conversation and action among a diverse mix of creatives, innovators, activists and campaigners working on Sustainable Development Goals across Africa.
In contrast to the official praise, the Ethiopian public is often critical about the quality of these projects, as well as Chinese products sold in Ethiopia.
The duets have also introduced younger fans to an older generation of musicians, including Giddes Chalamanda, the oldest living legend in Malawian music today.
Kenyan government’s use of surveillance technologies to tackle COVID-19 raises human rights concerns
Kenya's 2019 data protection legislation was supposed to offer a framework for the government to acquire citizens' data in a transparent and rights-respecting manner, but some say it lacks independent...
TV Surdo, an initiative created in 2008, aims to produce content for people with hearing and visual impairments.
Reports allege that coaches and Malian Basketball Federation (FMBB) officials for Mali's under-18 and under-19 national teams sexually harassed, abused, and assaulted dozens of teenage players since 1999.
The nationwide #EndSARS movement against police brutality which took the country by storm in October 2020 demonstrated the power of digital media when used as a tool for advocacy.