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· September, 2006

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from September, 2006

Macau nurtures Luso-Sino connection

Macau can be seen today as the very capital of a reinvigorated Luso-Sino friendship. In addition to holding the Economic and Commercial Cooperation Forum which happened this last weekend, the...

Senegal, Chad, Belgium: Where Will Hissene Habre be Judged?

Generation Consciente, Un Autre Afrique explains that (Fr) after a 5-year negotiation between Senegal, Belgium and the African Union on which of the two countries should host the trial of...

DRC: Tshisekedi Should Save the Nation by Supporting Mbemba

On UDPS Liege, Florent Mukonkole writes(Fr): “Any Congolese with any sense of nationalism should rally around Mbemba [in the upcoming runoff against Kabila]to save the nation.” He then asks Etienne...

Botswana: the plight of living near diamond mines

The San people of Botswana would like you to boycott Botswana diamonds until they are allowed back into their ancestral land, writes Ethnicloft, quoting an advocacy group supporting the San’s...

Africa: a web 2.0 application from Africa

African technology firm, Incubeta, has built a web-based application,which allows you to build websites without having to know HTML, reports My Africa: “I’m glad to see that they were able...

Nigeria: Vice-President in self-denial

Aba Boy argues that the Nigerian Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, is in self denial: “His fight to clear his name has led a few to believe that his denial is taking...

South Africa: gay marriage debate

The man who wants to become the next president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, believes that gay marriages are ungodly and unAfrican, via Reluctant Nomad.

South Africa: the Homeless World Cup

In an African Minute writes about the Homeless World Cup in South Africa: The Homeless World Cup ‘is an international street soccer tournament. Teams from 48 countries, comprising homeless, vulnerably...

Africa: whose voices were heard?

Africa Media uses number of links and comments to figure out whose voices were heard during the digital indaba controversy: “Importantly, it seems to me, is that bloggers such as...

Ghana: how to participate in web economy

Tropically Tolerant has an interesting idea: “In my last entry, I suggested that it was time for the average Ghanaian developer with an Internet connection to participate in the new...

Ethiopia: were blogs blocked?

“One day Ethiopia had one of the busiest and fastest-growing blogging scenes in the whole of Africa. The next, more than two-thirds of its online journals simply disappeared,” begins the...

Nigeria: corruption in high places

Oloniyi David Ajao writes about corruption in high places in Nigeria, “Accusations have been that the Vice President is corrupt, and should not be allowed to stand as president in...

Ethiopia: are there pro-government websites?

Meskel Square's reader wants to know if there are any pro-government websites in Ethiopia: “hey, i was just wondering are there any pro-meles or government websites? all i can find...

Africa: renewable technologies

Africa Unchained writes, “Karekezi, S…surveys (PDF) the dissemination of renewable technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa…and attempts to evaluate the potential for these technologies to meet the energy needs of Africa’s poor…“

Kenya/Tanzania: Kilimanjaro is in Tanzania because Mombasa is in Kenya

“Mount Kilimanjaro is in Tanzania: because Mombasa is in Kenya,” reveals MyAfrica.

Senegal, France: Police State

France-based Senegal Diaw wonders (Fr) why France still feels like a police state despite the riots from last summer when youth protested the treatment of young people of color by...

Africa: Mozambique to assemble Chinese computers?

Mozambique to assemble Chinese computers?, wonders Soyapi Mumba.

Ghana: West Africa's ICT center

Accra by Day and Night blogs about “Ghana-India Kofi Annan ICT Centre of Excellence,” West Africa's state-of-the-art ICT center.

Kenya: know your MP

Kenyan Pundit asks, “What would you like to know about your MP?“

Africa: new economic frontier for China and India

Africa is India's and China's new economic frontier, writes AfricaBeat: “In short, Africa could be for India and China what China and India have been the U.S. and Western Europe...

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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