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· October, 2006

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from October, 2006

Swahili Blogosphere: Madonna, power rationing, and illiterate thieves

Chemi Che Mponda sums up her feelings about critics of Madonna's adoption of a Malawian baby, David Banda: David Banda kazaliwa katika umaskini, lakini leo anaishi katika utajiri. Na lazima...

Kenya: a photo with Michael Johnson

Africa: China-Africa connection

Ethiopia: clash over trademark

Kenya: recognize gay and lesbian citizens

Kenya: the art of positioning in Kenyan politics

Voices from Zimbabwe

Following recent reports chronicling the decline in Zimbabwe's HIV/AIDS prevalence, the spotlight has now been turned on to the effect anti-AIDS campaigns have wrought on traditional Zimbabwean morals and values:...

Madagascar: 2nd Lit Classic Available Online

Nigeria: poor air safety growing cause of concern

Zimbabwe: church releases national vision document

Uganda: steamed blood for dinner

Kenya: Nairobi in October

Madagascar: Local Lit Classics Available Online

DRC Elections: Candidate Billboards

Kenya: blogger's work used by Kenyan paper without his knowledge

Senegal Elections: Everything but Wade

Dispatch from Uganda

The tenuous peace talks in Juba, Sudan, between the Government of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) continue for a third month, with each side accusing the other of...

Ethiopian blogger scoops mainstream media

The story broke at 12.42 pm. An Ethiopian human rights activist, another unnamed Ethiopian and two senior officials from the European Commission had been arrested that morning close to Ethiopia's...

Ghana: using robotics to teach creativity

Africa: PayPal expansion into Africa

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