Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from November, 2016
Innovation sparks success as nations collaborate to identify and take action against fishing vessels suspected of illegal fishing.
"Doom is the answer brothers and sisters lets bow our heads and sPray."
In the run up to the elections, there have been anti-government political protests, mostly in the Greater Banjul Area.
Free Basics is a collaboration between Facebook and mobile providers that allows access for free but limited access to internet.
"Our mission is use information technology to preserve and promote Mali’s rich linguistic, material, and immaterial heritage."
"We won't forget how Fidel Castro supported the fight against apartheid when the 'civilized' world didn't. Castro, with his faults, was a leader."
Madagascar, where the majority of people still live in poverty, has spent vast sums of money to organise a major summit. How much money exactly, nobody knows.
Michelle Nkamankeng, 7, has taken the internet and the literary world by storm with her first book in a series of four, "Waiting for the Waves".
The 34th Athens Classic Marathon came to Greece last weekend, and there were more than a few big winners.
RuNet Echo explores popular stereotypes about foreigners gleaned from autocomplete suggestions generated by the website Yandex, Russia’s most popular Internet search engine.
From music videos and animated cartoons to a 6-year-old comedian, discover the winners of the inaugural Sub-Saharan African YouTube Awards.
The government of Cameroon considers social media “a new form of terrorism.”
Work tackling some of the world's most pressing issues should continue, regardless of the new US president-elect's positions on them.
Hailu was told that his arrest was prompted by the interview he gave for Voice of America's Amharic Service about Ethiopia's state of emergency.
DW Akademie is hosting the event to discuss strategies to counter hate speech in Kenya ahead of the general elections next year.
"Donald Trump is the 45th President of the USA and the story of America as a shining beacon of justice is a lie."
Lova Rakotomala plays football even though he's terrible at it. This is why.
Amélie Jacques, a French blogger, reacts to the current situation with refugees in Calais, France.
"There have been many stories of how crowdsourcing rescued many from challenges. But it is more exciting when a negative and hilarious meme is turned into a good tale..."
"If Zuma is still president after this ordeal, we're a spineless joke of a constitutional democracy,” said one Twitter user in South Africa.
Ethiopia's candidate for Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom, shocked many observers when he displayed a complete lack of knowledge about global health strategies during a recent forum.