Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from December, 2013
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In many countries there aren't enough doctors and nurses to care for the sick, so charities and governments enlist the help of volunteers.
22 December 2013
21 December 2013
The bill would also jail anyone who did not report gay people to authorities.
Using the hashtags #MyTribeIsSouthSudan and #iChoosePeace, South Sudanese and friends of the people of South Sudan are calling for peace and unity in the country.
20 December 2013
Hoping for a new start after a prolonged political crisis, Malagasy citizens went to the polls to select a new president on December 20.
Political strife and 500 civilians already reported dead: what, exactly, is behind the current crisis in the world's newest nation?
19 December 2013
Positive stories from Niger are a few and far between these days, thanks to economic hardship combined with threats of terrorism. Three projects are trying to change that.
18 December 2013
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15 December 2013
The Mandela memorial sign-language interpreter, Thamsanqa Jantjie, didn’t use any known sign language. He is now known all over the world as the "Fake Interpreter".
12 December 2013
"Mandela was about politics and he was about race and he was about freedom and he was even about force, and he did what he felt he had to do"