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· June, 2007

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from June, 2007

Discovering the Mozambican blogosphere through the “Diary of a Sociologist”

While navigating around the Mozambican blogosphere, I came across the “Diary of a Sociologist” – a blog by Carlos Serra, a Maputo-based Mozambican sociologist associated to the University Eduardo Mondlane,...

Tanzanian bloggers virtual election, Taifa Stars African Cup of Nations victory and a backflip in the parliament

Tanzanian bloggers virtual election, VIP treatment in the House of Parliament for Tanzania's National Team, Taifa Stars, after African Cup of Nations victory, alleged Bank of Tanzania embezzlement and a...

Manu Dibango's “Soul Makossa,” the original “Thriller”

CAR: Amnesty International calls for UN troops

Benin: Is the press living up to its promise?

China: Boycotting Beijing Olympics? They have ill intentions.

From Mia Farrow to François Bayrou to US Congressmen, every news or report about boycotting Beijing Olympics has provoked rounds of anger from China's netizens.  In a widely cross-posted blog...

NGO worker on Darfur

Madagascar: A New Hope and Weighing in on the “Aid for Africa” Debate

The hope generated from the TED conference in Arusha that Africa is on its way up has inspired the Malagasy blogosphere. Aiky reports that Malagasy senator Christian Razafimbahiny wrote a...

Africa: the US Farm Bill and African farmers

Somalia: What's the US Army doing in the Horn of Africa?

Nigeria: who is lying about meningitis outbreak?

Africa: do African leaders care about Afro-Futurism?

South Africa: South African rugby problems are systemic

Ethiopia: teenage blogger writes open letter to the president

Nigeria: the evolution of mobile telephony

D.R. of Congo: Rugendo Mountain Gorilla family returns

Africa: Traditional medicine in Africa

Malawi: Chasing the windmill in Malawi

Africa: Peupe: Africa’s first corporate blog

Africa: challenges of web 2.0 in Africa

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