Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from November, 2015
Tanzania's President John Magufuli's radical measures to save money have led to a humorous trending hashtag, #WhatWouldMagufuliDo.
"Lost in all the celebrations...is the fact that FGM is not banned in The Gambia, at least not yet. There is no enforceable law on the books"
"[Supreme] Leader in meeting with Russian president: America always try to put rivals in status of passiveness but you neutralized this policy."
Read part two of an interview with Laurinda Gouveia, who is accused of inciting rebellion against the Angolan government for participating in a book group.
An Interview With Laurinda Gouveia, a Young Woman Charged With Conspiring Against the Angolan Government
"Even today, physically, I bear physical evidence of this beating. And, obviously, my way of looking at these men is not the same as it was before..."
On November 26, Senegalese and Guinean bloggers will launch a league of African bloggers and cyber-activists in Dakar known as Africtivistes.
Grateful for its heroes, Mali has already resumed its ordinary economic activities, ignoring the risk of more attacks and the national state of emergency (which is still in force).
Respected journalist Gershom Ndhlovu, whose worked to "leave a better Zambia for our children and their children", passed away over the weekend.
“I refuse to acknowledge that some human beings are more special than the rest of us,” one Facebook user said.
Can the ‘political pope,’ as he is increasingly being called, advance peace and promote reconciliation in Africa where so many others have failed?
The campaigns have already exposed divisions in society, as President Museveni pushes to extend his presidency past a quarter century.
"...if the Burundian population remains poor, with all of the problems that come with a large population and a small territory, the country will always have violent cycles."
The brutal sexual attacks are not indiscriminate. Rape is being used as a weapon of war in the country's civil war.
Four other Tanzanians have been arrested and charged for political comments they made using the messaging service WhatsApp.
The Gambia, the tiny West African state, is the second worst when it comes to internet freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Young citizens of Congo (Brazaville) protests the President Sassou-Nguesso's attempt to run for an additional term.
Introducing information and communication technologies to Zambia's secondary schools seemed like a great idea, until it came time to hold exams.
Prices for internet access have jumped after Mozambique´s National Communication Institute (INCM) cut subsidies to local internet providers by 75%, undermining government's supposed pro-internet position.