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· December, 2009

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from December, 2009

29 December 2009

The Year that Was in Madagascar: Part I

In part one of a three-part summary of the year in citizen media in Madagascar, Lova Rakotomalala recalls the turmoil that seized the country in the first four months of...

Malawi: Bloggers discuss 30 earthquakes in 3 weeks

In what some geologists have described as rare occurrences, Malawi's northern district of Karonga has in the past three weeks experienced a total of 30 earthquakes resulting in at least...

27 December 2009

Global: Tweeting for #Gaza

In honor of the one-year anniversary of Israel's attacks on Gaza in December 2008, a number of activists have planned a targeted "tweet for Gaza" campaign on Twitter. Jillian C....

24 December 2009

Rwanda: Videos of volunteering

A series of videos uploaded by user kdarpa on youtube, featuring a group of volunteers and the people they met while they travelled to Rwanda and worked with local communities.

Africa: Internet and Mobile Statistics in Africa in 2009

Africa: Contemporary African Art since 1980

Kenya: M-Pesa is not a Kenyan innovation

South Africa: Remembering Busi

23 December 2009

After COP15 Copenhagen: Reactions from the African blogosphere

The 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen received broad media coverage. Many analysts have indicated that nations in Africa and the developing world stand to lose most heavily...

Uganda: President Says He Will Block Anti-Gay Bill

Uganda's proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009 still awaits a final decision by the country's Parliament, but the country's Daily Monitor newspaper reported Wednesday that President Yoweri Museveni has "assured the US...

22 December 2009

South Africa: Truth without venom is impossible when it comes to Manto

Ethiopia: Meles Zenawi betrays Africa

South Africa: A nation in conversation with itself 140 words at a time

“Was news of Manto’s death the Hudson plane crash of South Africa? Did the passing of the controversial former minister of health mark a coming of age of Twitter in...

21 December 2009

Angola: Interview with Feliciano Cangüe from the Hukalilile blog

Professor and engineer Feliciano Cangüe is the author of the blog Hukalilile (Don't cry for me, Angola), and the first of several Angolan bloggers who feature in a series of...

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