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· January, 2008

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from January, 2008

30 January 2008

Mozambique: Police stops suspected children trafficking truck

Kenya: Using SMS to spread rumours

South Africa: No Light at the End of the Tunnel…

South Africa's main electricity provider, Eskom, has recently been getting a lot of flak from the South African population due to the "load-shedding" tactics being implemented to make sure supply...

Citizen Uganda: Smart and very, very pretty

Citizen Uganda is the best new online source of information about Uganda, and it's also very, very pretty. To scroll down the main page of Citizen Uganda is to indulge...

Louis Michel Heckled by Congolese Protestors at the London School of Economics

Le renouveau congolais posts a YouTube video which shows Louis Michel, European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid and formerly Belgian's foreign minister, as he was confronted by Congolese protesters...

Mozambique: A suspicious kidnapping

Senegal to hold local elections

Community Policing in Burkina Faso

QuophyBlogeur writes about community policing in Burkina Faso, an innovative and promising concept which has thus far proven less than stellar in practice.

29 January 2008

Ghana: Eating Waakye

Kenya: The Kenya I want

D.R. of Congo: tough questions abound

Tough questions abound in the Democratic Republic of Congo as bloggers discuss, among other issues, the recent peace agreement in eastern Congo.

28 January 2008

Using Web2.0 tools for Environmental Activism

To borrow a leaf from the Global voices Sub Saharan Editor's post on cyber-activism in the aftermath of the elections in Kenya; we take a look at how environmental bloggers...

Mozambique: Back to school, only for some

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