Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from October, 2016
"In Mali, rape is a taboo subject. The victims’ lips are sealed by society’s gaze."
As protests gradually eat away at Ethiopia’s basic political and economic structures, the regime appears to be unsteady like never before.
The second edition of the Governance Social Media Index assesses and ranks the presence of political parties, political party leaders and key election management bodies in Ghana on social media.
Jorge Carlos Fonseca won a recent presidential election in Cape Verde with 74 percent of the votes, renewing his term for another five years.
Conservationists seek to eradicate a deadly Asian invader, but finding the necessary funds is proving difficult.
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
"Always love it when people turn their "misfortune" into a great success. That's what the #NPP has done with this #KalypoChallenge. Maturity"
Skateboarding isn't popular in South Africa, especially in black communities. As one young Zulu puts it, "We are skateboarders because we want to live a life which is good...and awesome."
Not sure what the court does? This video might help.
"I don't know which party my wife belongs to, but she belongs to my kitchen and my living room and the other room," the president said.
"We all know what #StateOfEmergency means,The usual suspects (our friends and activist we know) r in eminent danger now.It is sad."
Those close to the situation fear this may be the beginning of a dangerous new phase after 12 months of protests.
The closure and the raid may represent a turning point in a long-standing cat-and-mouse game between the government and the controversial news website.
"Different opportunities are provided by the two different places. I think more people should have two different countries. More than one, anyway!”
The violence has shaken Ethiopia, as it appears to be the first assault by security forces on a major cultural and religious ritual of the Oromo people.