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· July, 2013

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from July, 2013

Zimbabweans Vote as President Mugabe Seeks Seventh Term

Mugabe is the only president the country has had since its independence from Britain in 1980.

Back from Germany, Workers Demand Promised Wages in Mozambique

Last Day for Submitting Applications for Highway Africa New Media Awards

INTERVIEW: How TEDx Talks Are Putting São Tomé On the Map

"Connected to the World" was the motto of the first TEDx event in the African island where a local revolution is taking place with the arrival of 3G Internet.

Ugandans Take Digs at Kenya's Bestiality Trend on Twitter

Following a news report of Kenya's supposed increase in bestiality cases, Ugandans took to Twitter to lampoon their neighbors.

Delestron, the Supervillain that Embodies Blackouts in Côte d'Ivoire

Three Days to Go: Telkom-Highway Africa New Media Awards 2013

Follow the Presidential Election in Mali in Real Time

PHOTOS: Every Mozambican Can Be an Independent Electoral Observer

Armed with mobile phones, more and more people in Mozambique are monitoring the run-up to the country's fall municipal elections, helped along by an online platform from newspaper @Verdade.

Sifting Fact From Fiction on the French Speaking Web

"Some people, known for their political activism, knowingly share false information." In this post we look at fact-checking projects in Francophone online media.

What Issues do Malian Voters Care about in the Presidential Election?

African Fabric Kimono Belt Supports Mothers in Earthquake Disaster Area

Alleged Fraud during Parliamentary Elections in Togo

Sudanese Refugee Detained for Owning a Bicycle in Israel

Darfuri asylum-seeker and actor, Babaker (Babi) Ibrahim was arrested by Israeli police for not having a receipt for his bicycle, which was thus presumed to be stolen. His detention without...

Protests for Election in Madagascar Lead to Violence, Arrest

Zambia: What Comes After Universal Primary Education?

As the 2015 deadline for achieving UN Millenium Development Goals approaches, Zambian students climb a steep education ladder.

Privileges Granted to Ex-Presidents in Madagascar

Sixty Killed During Fighting in Nzérékoré, Guinea

Experience of Being Black in China

Nigeria Cements China Relations With Presidential Visit

Was President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan's visit to China payback to US President Barack Obama for not visiting Nigeria during the American leader's African tour? Nigerian netizens evaluate.

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