· October, 2014

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from October, 2014

5 Muslim Countries Where Gays Are Not Prosecuted by the Law

  28 October 2014

The LGBT Muslims blog identified 5 Muslim nations where the legal system does not outlaw homosexuality. The 5 countries are : Mali, Jordan, Indonesia, Turkey and Albania. While the law in these countries does not criminalize gay lifestyles, the LGBT Muslims blog points out that LGBT communities still suffer from...

Hacking Against Ebola

  20 October 2014

Global Editors Network intends to develop new technologies and social networks for covering and preventing the Ebola epidemic from spreading. Watch the YouTube video below for more information about the project: Follow our in-depth coverage: The Struggle to #StopEbola in West Africa

One Vibe Africa Launches Africa From the Skies

  20 October 2014

One Vibe Africa uses music and art to inspire Kenyan youths to appreciate culture and tradition and to develop their own creative potential. Their latest initiative #Africafromtheskies needs your support. Africa From the Skies is an expedition to create empowering films and media, capture culture and facilitate workshops.

Preventing Ebola in Nigeria With Ebola Alert Twitter Feed

  20 October 2014

Ebola Alert Twitter feed is the creation of evidence-driven group of volunteer professionals working on Ebola prevention interventions. The initiative involves active participation of professionals from different walks of life. Follow our in-depth coverage: The Struggle to #StopEbola in West Africa

Ex-President's Return Triggers Media Warning from Government in Madagascar

  17 October 2014

The political situation is tense again in Madagascar after ex-president in exile Marc Ravalomanana's return to the country. The conditions under which he came back and the subsequent house arrest and deportation to the North of the country are strongly debated on most malagasy media outlets. Heninkaja Rakotomanantsoa, managing editor of...

Animated Video Dispels Ebola Myths

  14 October 2014

Ebola: A Poem for the Living (English) from United Methodist Communications on Vimeo. United Methodist Communications, Chocolate Moose Media and iheed have collaborated to produce an animated video for use in West Africa that helps dispel myths about how Ebola is spread and promotes prevention of the disease. United Methodist...

About our Sub-Saharan Africa coverage

Nwachukwu Egbunike is the Sub-Saharan Co-Editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.

Njeri Wangari is the Sub-Saharan Africa Co-editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.

Dércio Tsandzana is the Lusophone (Portuguese) editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.


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