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· February, 2008

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from February, 2008

29 February 2008

Kenya: Thank you Annan and team

After the power-sharing deal was announced, a caller to a local radio station was ecstatic and invited Kofi Annan and team to "nyama choma" (barbeque), another caller offered him two beers...

28 February 2008

Cameroon: Will the widespread unrest bring political change?

Cameroon was besieged this week by the worst violence in fifteen years, as a transportation strike formally ended by unions on Wednesday expanded into a more general protest against rising...

D.R. of Congo: Plane wreckage has become part of the urban landscape

Africa: Applying long-tail to the African mobile space

Somalia/USA: Somali elders for Obama

Sierra Leone: Aschobi Designs

Sierra Leone: Binkolo Growth Center

Malawi: Competition in the mobile phone industry

Africa: Is Chinese influence eroding press freedom?

The BBC posted an interview with head of Reporters Without Borders Leonard Vincent commenting on the decline of press freedom in Africa over the past year. Ugandan blogger, Ugandan Insomniac,...

Kenya: Dear Kofi Annan…

Following the decision by Kofi Annan to suspend peace talks in Kenya, Kenyan blogger, wheremadnessresides decided to write a letter to him: “Dear Kofi Annan: There's a rumour that you're...

South Africa: Racist Black Journalists?

"The media was instrumental is getting this country to where it is today. There were white journalists who risked their lives and even paid the ultimate price to give this...

Environment: Dirty cities

26 February 2008

Sudan: Boycott anything Danish

“This is so utterly silly,” writes Sudanese Thinker after the Sudanese president orders people to boycott Danish goods: “Okay so let’s see. First, a Danish newspaper prints a bunch of...

Chad: Eyewitness acounts of violence

Africa: AfricanLoft Update

Nigeria: Election petition against president dismissed

Nigeria: Public Nudity Bill

South Africa: Garlic, showers and prostitutes

South Africa: Is this anti-democracy?

Africa: African History in Europe

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