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· August, 2007

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from August, 2007

Sierra Leone: Blogging the Elections

Sierra Leone held its presidential and parliamentary elections on August 11, 2007. The exercise marked a peaceful transition to democracy after years of civil war. None of the presidential candidates...

Producing traditional music in Benin

Ugandans and Expats Face Off in the Blogosphere

"I can also tell an American blogger when I read one—they are different in a way that neither makes me laugh or angered. See this entry, for example. Well, maybe...

Mauritania : Ignorance and Tradition

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Generously endowed women are favored in Mauritania. The fatter the woman, the more beautiful she is thought to be. Being big is...

Madagascar : Andriamanankoavy Jonny r'afa on why he writes

Tanzania: Before Mandela there was Mwalimu Nyerere

Gambia: Gambian Hip Hop

Africa: Celebrating 100 posts

Sudan: Sudanese Saint Josephine Bakhita

South Africa: Mandela statue in London

Congo: Lack of new work by Black Francophone writers

Mali:Abandoned wives and children

Rwanda: Reporting the plight of Gorillas in Rwanda

D.R. of Congo: BBC Diary: Protecting Mountain Gorillas

D.R. of Congo: The War on Charcoal

South Africa: The biggest online publishers in South Africa

Tanzania: Mobile Veterinary Unit

Africa: The 4th Carnival of African Enterprising

Africa: Crowd Sourcing the mapping of Africa

South Africa's Health Minister Under Fire

The South African Blogosphere has been abuzz with allegations against the South Africa's Health Minister, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, of alcoholism during, her conviction for theft and using undue influence in order...

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