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· November, 2009

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from November, 2009

30 November 2009

Video: Worldwide youth express themselves in 60 seconds

The OneMinutesJr project gives young people between 12 and 20 years of age from many corners of the globe the opportunity to express themselves across borders, languages and distances through...

28 November 2009

Namibia: Polling ends, counting begins

Namibia: Live Elections Blog

Africa: Why are African intellectuals so depressing?

Namibia: A quick update from VSO volunteer

Nigeria: Nigeria manufactures armoured vehicle

Namibia: Online Resources for Namibia Elections 2009

Egypt: A fine line between patriotism and chauvinism

The November 14 football match between Egypt and Algeria has turned into an ugly war and it got worse after Egypt's defeat on November 18 in Sudan. From the fury...

One East African Musician beats all odds for a global fan base

Not many know her as Mwanaisha Abdalla but Nyota Ndogo (Kiswahili for Small Star), is a household name in East Africa. She has been collecting fans of her eclectic East...

Ghana: Who Will benefit From Oil?

When UK firm Tullow Oil announced its discovery of 600 million barrels of oil in Ghana in 2007, the blogosphere responded with variegated tones of hope and cynicism.

Namibia: Namibia elections 2009 mashup

25 November 2009

Video: End Violence Against Women Around the World

Today, November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and through videos, many people and organizations around the world are expressing their need to end...

24 November 2009

Malawi: President seeking more power

Can ICTs aid small-scale farmers?

The Future of ICT for Development

The world's small-scale farmers grow a large amount of food and provide many important jobs in rural areas. However, they do their work at great economic and environmental risk. How...

23 November 2009

Egypt: Alaa Mubarak for President?

Several names have been thrown in the pool of candidates for Egypt's 2011 presidential elections. Now a new name is being floated. Find out why Alaa Mubarak, the Egyptian President's...

22 November 2009

Africa: Women's rights across Africa

Zimbabwe: Oliver Mtukudzi honoured

Zimbabwe's biggest music stars Oliver Mtukudzi was last week honoured with a 2009 Cultural Ambassador Award in San Diego in the United States.

20 November 2009

Malawi: Should there be a Sex Workers Bill

Kenya: Inventor of the World Wide Web lands in Kenya

Sir Tim Berners-Lee is in Kenya: “Credited with inventing the World Wide Web(WWW), Sir Tim Berners- Lee is in town and was today at the Strathmore University for an Interactive...

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