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· September, 2009

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from September, 2009

29 September 2009

Madagascar Delegation Barred from UN General Assembly Stage

In an attempt to legitimize the military-backed government, Madagascar's acting leader was scheduled to speak at the UN General Assembly on Thursday, only to be barred. Malagasy bloggers and twitterers...

Guinea-Conakry: 58 Killed By Army

Uganda: Tried and true recycling program

23 September 2009

Australia: Kenyan women refused refugee status

Two Kenyan women are facing deportation from Australia after their asylum applications were rejected, despite risks that they may suffer forced genital mutilation if they are sent home.

22 September 2009

Africa: Will technophobia crash the ICT party?

The Future of ICT for Development

With the growing influence of ICT for development, can fear of technology and misunderstanding of its uses disproportionally affect the developing world? Here are a few examples of initiatives to...

Mobile-empowered to serve you better

The Future of ICT for Development

The mobile phone has grown to be a tool that enables, farmers, small traders and service providers to take information-based decisions, thereby leading to their economic empowerment

Gabon: Opposition Continues to Fight Election Result

Gabon's political opposition present a united front against the August election results, which handed the son of former dictator Omar Bongo the presidency. Politicians and citizens alike speak out against...

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