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· December, 2005

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from December, 2005

Nigeria: Coming home

Nigerian blogger, Teju Cole, writes about his arrival back home in Nigeria…

Uganda: Travels In

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50...

Uganda: Travels In

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50...

Uganda: Travels In

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50...

Kenya: God and Institutions

What an African Woman Thinks continues with her questions around God, this time is institutions…… Is slotting us into institutions God's way of encouraging us to die to self?

South Africa: how to get rich

White African points to an essay on how to become a millionaire……..Paul Graham’s essay’s are all incredibly well written and great reads. I particularly enjoyed “How to Make Wealth“, here’s...

Ghana: Christmas

The Trials and Tribulations of Freshly-Arrived Denizen gives us a taste of Christmas in Accra.

Nigeira: Telecoms

Chippla's Weblog takes a critical look at Nigeria's telecoms industry……………The Nigerian Telecommunications Limited, or NITEL as it is widely known, had been doing this ever since it was established. And...

Kenya: Geeky sites

Kenyan Pundit is having a great holiday and is very busy. Nonetheless she spares us a few minutes to wish everyone a Happy New Year and points to some geeky...

Sub-Saharan Africa: Blog Quiz

What do you know about Africa? About African bloggers? Find out with the 2005 BlogAfrica/Global Voices African blog quiz! If your score is 60% or below, make a New Years’...

Gambia: Con Artistry

Gambian reports that the Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh has perfected the art of con artistry.

Sudan: Genocide in Darfur

An eye witness account of genocide in Darfur, Sudan from the Darfur blog.

Zimbabwe: Missing the Point

Dumisani argues that journalists, writers, and thinkers miss the “point” when it comes to their analysis and coverage of Africa.

Nigeria: Abacha's Ghost

Chippla writes about Abacha's ghost haunting Nigeria.

Ghana: Solar Power

Timbuktu Chronicles informs us about a solar-powered community center in Ghana.

South Africa: Rating the Cabinet

Farrel Lifson writes in Politics.za about report card rating South African cabinet. President Thabo Mbeki gets a B.

Kenya: Primary Education

Mental Acrobatics names the oldest person to start primary education in Kenya, Mzee Maruge, the person of the year. Mzee Maruge spoke at the United Nations about the importance of...

Kenya in London and Goose for xmas dinner

African Bullets & Honey shares his xmas dinner of wild goose….For dinner we baked the wild goose marinated in tangerines, strawberries, red onions, garlic and clove powder among other spices....

Nigeria: Xmas in my home town

Jangbalajugbu-Homeland Stories writes that like millions of other Nigerians at Christmas time, he is off to his home town which is called Saki in Oyo State where the heat is...

South Africa: Nelson Mandela Sq

Mzansi Afrika points to some photographs of Nelson Mandela Square in Johannesburg, South Africa which ironically is situated in “most upmarket shopping and dining destinations. The area is situated in...

About our Sub-Saharan Africa coverage

Nwachukwu Egbunike is the Sub-Saharan Co-Editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.

Njeri Wangari is the Sub-Saharan Africa Co-editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.

Dércio Tsandzana is the Lusophone (Portuguese) editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.


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