Featured stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa
24 September 2016
Sudanese authorities are using what they deem as "pornographic" and "immoral" evidence in a trial of ten civil society activists, six of whom are facing capital punishment charges.
23 September 2016
Between the signing of the peace accord on June 20, 2014, and June 25, 2015, Mali recorded 191 attacks, leaving 385 people dead.
19 September 2016
18 September 2016
16 September 2016
"Good thing Dominic #Benhura made this ugly statue of #Mugabe. Citizens will enjoy knocking it down when he falls."
10 September 2016
You'll find little in common between François Fillon, the former French prime minister, and Dorcas Dienda, a current contestant in the “Miss DRC” beauty pageant. But that being said...
8 September 2016
Netizen Report: With Gabon's Internet Shutdown, Activists Confront Challenges of Circumventing Censorship
Bhutan makes headlines in Facebook defamation case, Paraguay uses censorship to protect children from the Internet, and Iran enters talks with French telco Orange.
3 September 2016
30 August 2016
The government's denial of Jean's detention has left his friends and colleagues fearful that authorities may be concealing information on his whereabouts or death.
29 August 2016
"This sentence signifies a step backwards in terms of tolerance and shows just how much issues of cast, religion, slavery and therefore democracy are taboos in Mauritania."
Nigeria is the most active African country for political conversations on Twitter. That vibrant digital sphere, however, is fraught with hate speech.
28 August 2016
Both the new police grooves and the old army tunes are decidedly patriotic in tone.
"It is this determination that they show against all odds. I love the athletes in this team as if they were my own children."
27 August 2016
25 August 2016
"Madagascar would be the kid no one invites to a party coz they live out of town."
Web blocking continues to plague Bangladesh and Ethiopia, Peru drops US $22 million on spyware, and sharing just might become a crime in Colombia.
24 August 2016
"Zambia is slowly becoming a court room. We all must be careful when we speak out on issues of national interest."
"#FeyisaLilesa used the biggest stage of his life to express a muzzled generational cry for freedom. He spoke without words. #courage"