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· April, 2010

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from April, 2010

30 April 2010

Africa: Trivializing African football

Benin: Iyanda's diary in Benin

Ghana: Best beaches in Ghana

Sudan: On post election violence

Is Ghana’s first-ever Policy Fair a smart move?

On April 19, 2010, Ghana’s Ministry of Information launched a Facebook page dubbed “Ghana Policy Fair 2010,” an event that was slated to begin on April 27th through May 1st....

29 April 2010

Sudan: Checking in with Sudan Vote Monitor

Technology for Transparency Network

On the eve of Sudan's 2010 presidential elections, I interviewed Fareed Zein, who heads the citizen election monitoring project Sudan Vote Monitor. On Wednesday I checked in with Zein to...

26 April 2010

Sudan Vote Monitor website was blocked for six days

Election monitoring website, Sudan Vote Monitor, was blocked for six days last week. Reporters Without Borders called for a total unblocking of the site.

25 April 2010

ICT for Development in Francophone Africa

The Future of ICT for Development

Although there is undoubtedly a strong push to grow information and communication technology (ICT) initiatives for development in francophone Africa, the region is still somewhat lagging behind their English-speaking neighbors.

24 April 2010

South Africa: The World Cup is here

The countdown is still on with the days drawing so close for Africa’s time on the sporting world scene. The interest all over world is growing.

23 April 2010

Sudan: What do we make out of Sudan's elections?

The Sudanese voting period ended on April 15, but while the actual voting process has come to an end, a debate about election transparency and credibility has started. The debate...

Video: Discovering the Origins of a World Cup Song

22 April 2010

Sudan: Election fraud caught on video?

A video showing election fraud during Sudan's election is being circulated online. Sudan's National Elections Commission has dismissed it as fake. The video shows election officials stuffing ballot boxes. Opposition...

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