Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from March, 2016
31 March 2016
30 March 2016
Chinese dissidents’ families torn apart over party controversy, courts in Morocco and Ethiopia drag out trials against advocates, and Russian tech moguls launch a new center for monitoring "information attacks".
28 March 2016
24 March 2016
"The danger is not as far away as we may think. . . . And attacks have little to do with internal peace or relations between religious groups."
23 March 2016
Bahrain court slams social media satirist in absentia, circumvention tools take another hit in Russia, and Facebook is off the hate speech hook in Germany (at least for now).
20 March 2016
The life of prisoners in Madagascar and France.
18 March 2016
"Arresting magazine publisher Yomi Olomofe for beating the men he says beat him to a pulp is nothing short of obscene."
"Miracles happen, now we must keep an eye on this elephant, and the Somalis should be encouraged toward conservation and not killing."
17 March 2016
16 March 2016
Thuggery runs rampant in the MENA region, Chile bans spy balloons and Google gears up to expand implementation of the "Right to Be Forgotten."
13 March 2016
Le premier tour des élections générales nigériennes de 2016 s'est déroulé le dimanche 21 février 2016. Le second tour aura lieu le 20 mars, afin d'élire le président et les...
12 March 2016
Unlike Marvel's Storm character from its X-Men series and Black Panther, who both hail from the fictional country of Wakanda in Africa, Jide Martin’s characters are truly African-born.
Mbeki received criticism for a letter he wrote denying that he had ever said 'HIV does not cause AIDS'. "What I said is that 'a virus cannot cause a syndrome'."
8 March 2016
South Sudanese president is accused creating new 28 states along ethnic lines, a move considered to be a recipe for internal conflict.
5 March 2016
An informal chat with the poet Hanitr'Ony on the Malagasy language and culture.
4 March 2016
Alaghie Jobe lives in exile in Senegal, fearful that at any moment he could be sought out and detained by the Gambian authorities. His crime: practising journalism in The Gambia.