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· March, 2011

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from March, 2011

Ghana: Best Blogs Awards for Ghana

The Tripbase Travel award is only given to the blogs that are the top of their respective class and are some of the best in the field. Here you will...

Kenyan Bloggers Form an Association; BAKE

On Friday 25th March, several Kenyan bloggers held a meeting in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, under the newly formed BAKE ( Bloggers Association Kenya). The meeting was the 4th in...

Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah: Opening doors to African women's bedrooms

For the past two years, Nana Darkoa’s blog Adventures from the bedrooms of African women has provided a forum for frank and intimate discussions of sex and sexuality amongst African...

Nigeria: Buhari leads in mock online polls

Nigerian presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari leads in mock online polls: “There are now several platforms online that allow Nigerians with access to the Internet to vote for their favourite presidential...

Cote d'Ivoire: Open letter to Not on Our Watch

Eliza writes an open letter to Not on Our Watch, a charity founded by George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Jerry Weintraub and David Pressman about the political...

Ethiopia: Jazz in the garden

Jazz time in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: “This last weekend music lovers in Addis converged for the 2nd annual installment of the acacia jazz fest for two days of jazz appreciation....

Zimbabwe: Exhuming bodies for votes?

Using the dead to win votes: “The beleaguered ZANU (PF) political party is at it again, now by trying to buy political mileage out of the discovery of bodies in...

Sudan: A road accident does not cause a revolution

Can a road accident cause a revolution? “Recent demonstrations in Sudan’s capital Khartoum over road conditions and traffic signals have led some observers in the West to speculate about the...

Africa: Coders4Africa

Coders 4 Africa is an initiative by several gentlemen of African origin. The initiative aims at developing African software development talent by providing access to free, high quality training in...

Nigeria: Remember Saro-Wiwa

Remember Saro-Wiwa is a coalition of organisations and individuals which aims to create a Living Memorial to activist and writer Ken Saro-Wiwa in London, using art and activism to raise...

Africa: Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)

Mighty African writes about Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA): “Viva Riva, a film from the Democratic Republic of Congo (yes, they make films there too and they ain't always about...

Nigeria: What Are Nigerian Bloggers Saying About the 2011 Elections?

As the 2011 Elections in Nigeria draws near, Nigeria bloggers are busy talking about the elections and the future of their country but is anyone listening?

Nigeria: Ken-Saro Wiwa “Killer” Judge Becomes Acting Chief Judge

Justice Ibrahim Auta, the judge who was handpicked by the Abacha regime to head the kangaroo tribunal that sentenced renowned environmentalists and minority rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa to death by...

Côte d'Ivoire: Where is Gbagbo's General, Philippe Magou?

Monday March 14, 2011, was a busy day in Côte d'Ivoire. After violence this past weekend in the Abobo district of southerly economic capital Abidjan, Ivorians in the city were woken...

Tanzania: Photos From Tanzania Visit

Kay Walten's photostream on Flickr of her visit to several parts of Tanzania including the Ngorongoro Crater and Gombe National Park.

Tanzania: Help wanted for injured donkeys

Tanzania Animals Protection Organisation is looking for donation in order to buy drugs for injured donkeys in Kahama District.

Tanzania: Space Education Documentary in Swahili for Kids

Unawe-Tanzania writes about a Space Education Documentary in Swahili: “Based on the questions asked by kids during Kids Sky Exploration project and Books For Us project conducted by UNAWE-Tanzania, we...

Swaziland: Anger at revolution snub

The Swaziland Solidarity Network (SSN) has criticized the reporting of the proposed ‘uprising’ against the government on 12 April 2011 by the Times of Swaziland: “In particular, it takes issue...

Swaziland: Swazi Media Commentary

Swazi Media Commentary is a blog about the struggle for human rights in Swaziland.

Egypt: Football Before and After the Revolution

In the past years, football (soccer) used to be the main source for joy for the Egyptian people. However it seems that the recent revolution that took place in Egypt...

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