Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from March, 2014
Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism and Land Quest investigate environment and development issues.
Data journalism in West Africa often must work against a lack of data, funds and regulation.
Kenyans on Twitter explain how M-Pesa, a mobile-phone based money transfer and micro-finance service, has changed their lives since the service was introduced seven years ago.
Meanwhile, 70 percent of Angolans live on less than two dollars a day.
Criticism was heaped on President Paul Biya for the celebration, held three years late and on a date that had no historical significance.
Ivory Coast-based news site Koaci.com has uncovered the story of six women in southern Lebanon who were kept slavery-like conditions. Lebanese blogger Joey Ayoub draws attention to their plight.
On March 16, 2014, jailed Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu spent her 1000th day of imprisonment. Twitter users lent their support using the hashtag #ReeyotAlemu.