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· July, 2010

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from July, 2010

Kenya: Netizens Discuss Kenya's Referendum

Bloggers are discussing Kenya's referendum on the proposed new constitution, which will take place on on August 4, 2010.The campaigns for the referendum involved two camps: “Yes” camp led by...

Madagascar: Pillaging of Rain Forests Was Supervised by National Special Forces

Global Threat of Wheat Killer Rises

The risk posed by a fungus that is deadly to the world's second largest crop, wheat, continues to rise. The killer fungus, called Ug99, causes stem rust disease, which can...

Ghana: New Ghanaian movie

Kenya: Mobile Payment Revolution

Kenya: Support for Alcoholic Drinks Bill

Africa: Should Africa care about space exploration?

Niger: Niger's silent crisis

South Africa: Translation of Miriam Makeba's Hapo Zamani

Nigeria: Literary prize money that never comes

Angola: A short lesson in Angolan music

Nigeria: Reflections from AIDS2010

Nigeria: 50 years of hopelessness

Zimbabwe: Constitutional Outreach

Francophonie: Like Fine Wine, Twitter Experience Gets Better With Age

An unexpected but deliciously nostalgic hash tag #jesuisvieux (I am old) has been trending in French social media. The timeline for the hashtag is filled with often humorous updates, and...

Ghanaian beaches worth exploring

Côte d'Ivoire: Journalists accused of document theft are freed

The three journalists of Le Nouveau Courrier d'Abidjan arrested for refusing to reveal their sources have been finally released [Fr] this evening after a two-week ordeal. The journalists were found...

South Africa: What would you ask God if you had the chance?

Last week, South African blogger Khaya Dhlanga asked people on the “Internets” what they would ask God if he said they could ask him anything. He has posted some of...

Mali, Mauritania: Hostage Michel Germaneau Killed in Failed Raid as Tension Rises

São Tomé & Principe: Political Background for a Voting Day

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