Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from August, 2014
28 August 2014
Outspoken Mozambican Hip-Hop Artist Azagaia Is Appealing to Fans for Donations to Remove His Brain Tumour
Edson da Luz, better known as Azagaia, has won fans for challenging those in power and addressing social issues in his music.
Shame and Outrage in Algeria After Cameroon Footballer Albert Ebossé Is Killed by an Object Tossed from the Stands
"No desire to resume the league after the death of #Ebosse! #Disgusted. Our lives are worth more than this rubbish."
27 August 2014
The footballing world is in a state of shock following the death of 24-year-old Ebossé, killed by a projectile thrown from the stands after a match.
25 August 2014
"Thank god for the doctors. They gave me a certificate that indicates I am free of Ebola in case anyone would still doubt."
Zambia's President Michael Sata has not been seen in public since May. Many are speculating that the former publicity-loving politician is ailing.
23 August 2014
18 August 2014
The film "Outbreak" about a fictional Ebola-like virus hit theaters nearly 20 years ago. Has Hollywood's perception of Africa evolved since then?
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