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Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
7 December 2016
Report Shows Ghana's Opposition Presidential Candidate Leads in Facebook Likes, Incumbent President Leads in Twitter Followers
"[T]he report has shown that social media has become a normal and central form of communication for all segments of the population, particularly, political parties and their leaders..."
6 December 2016
"Friendly reminder that clever retorts on social media, passion, facts & figures won't be counted. Your vote will. Go & vote! "
30 November 2016
Innovation sparks success as nations collaborate to identify and take action against fishing vessels suspected of illegal fishing.
29 November 2016
28 November 2016
In the run up to the elections, there have been anti-government political protests, mostly in the Greater Banjul Area.
27 November 2016
"We won't forget how Fidel Castro supported the fight against apartheid when the 'civilized' world didn't. Castro, with his faults, was a leader."
23 November 2016
Madagascar, where the majority of people still live in poverty, has spent vast sums of money to organise a major summit. How much money exactly, nobody knows.
22 November 2016
Michelle Nkamankeng, 7, has taken the internet and the literary world by storm with her first book in a series of four, "Waiting for the Waves".
17 November 2016
16 November 2016
RuNet Echo explores popular stereotypes about foreigners gleaned from autocomplete suggestions generated by the website Yandex, Russia’s most popular Internet search engine.
From music videos and animated cartoons to a 6-year-old comedian, discover the winners of the inaugural Sub-Saharan African YouTube Awards.
15 November 2016
Work tackling some of the world's most pressing issues should continue, regardless of the new US president-elect's positions on them.
14 November 2016
Hailu was told that his arrest was prompted by the interview he gave for Voice of America's Amharic Service about Ethiopia's state of emergency.
10 November 2016
8 November 2016
Lova Rakotomala plays football even though he's terrible at it. This is why.