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· March, 2009

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from March, 2009

Liberia: Unfair Labor Practices at Guthrie Rubber Plantations

Liberia: Tribal politics at the senate

Nigeria: Watch Cassava Republic Press

Liberia: University of Liberia Receives US$ 20,000

Water: One Take International Video Contest

“Is access to clean, safe water for drinking a basic human right? Why? or Why not?”. That is the question One Take is asking for you to answer in your...

France, Americas, Africa: The “Y'a Bon” Awards

On March 17th 2009, a group called les Indivisibles [Fr] launched the “Y'a Bon Awards”, a dubious honour bestowed upon politicians, journalists, or any public officials who have contributed to...

Africa: African Bloggers at G20 Summit

Liberia: Liberia's Natural Born Bloggers

Zimbabwe: My Blog is Blocked!

On Friday March 20, 2009 the Zimbabwean blog, Peace, love & happiness unto the whole world, was blocked. The author of the blog, Eusebia, wrote a short post about it...

Sudan: Chilling Account of the Arrest of an Online Activist

Sudanese Internet activist and lawyer Abdel Hakim Abdel Rahman Nasr was arrested in a raid on his house on the night of March 5 - and released March 11. Nasr...

Tunisia: Dismissed Student Activists on Hunger Strike for the Right to Education

A total of 158 Tunisians and their friends from around the world went on hunger strike for a day today (March 26) in solidarity with five students who have been...

Pakistan: Persecution of Religious Minorities

Uganda: Linking rural farmers with export markets

South Africa: China Shouts, South Africa Jumps

Uganda: Can short-term development projects bring change?

Madagascar: Roots of the Turmoil

Nigeria: Blogsville Initiatives

Liberia: Liberian tailor wins US$10,000

Kenya: Turning shipping containers into offices

Liberia: Obama is not the first African-American president

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