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· August, 2010

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from August, 2010

30 August 2010

Ghana: Photos of Ghanaians threatened with relocation

Ghana: Former President Connects With People On Facebook

It has been almost a year and half since John Kufuor respectfully handed over power to Ghanaian President Atta Mills. Despite leaving office, Kufuor still sees the need to communicate...

Zambia: Abuse of copyright rules online

Africa: Maker Faire Africa 2010: First Day

Kenya: My Take on Ngugi Wa Thiong'o's Autobiography

West Africa: Drug Traffickers and Politico-Military Dictators

The UN assistant representative in Africa against drug trafficking Cyriaque Sobtafo recently stated that west Africa is now the hub for cocaine trafficking. Many countries are affected and the sudden...

29 August 2010

Angola: “Alambamento” and Marriage Practices

In Angola, there is quite strong cultural tradition of the asking of the hand of bride in marriage, called alambamento. Considered by some more important that the civil or christian...

Guinea-Bissau: An Armored Mercedes Benz

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