Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from April, 2017
22 April 2017
Feyisa Lelisa and Kenenisa Bekele, two of the world's greatest marathon runners, are both from the same ethnic group. But that is where the similarities stop.
20 April 2017
19 April 2017
While the whole of East Africa has been hit with a serious food crisis due to extreme weather, Burundi's political volatility has made the situation worse.
18 April 2017
The Missing Maps project combines the work of volunteers contributing remotely, on-the-ground community leaders, and humanitarian organizations.
17 April 2017
Nyanzi's story has become a rallying opportunity for Ugandans who oppose the Musveni government.
14 April 2017
They blasted the country's president, historical and present-day inequality, and the rating agencies themselves after S&P Global Ratings and Fitch downgraded South Africa.
The 1st Quarter Social Media Index report for 2017, released by the non-profit organisation Penplusbytes, surveys the use of social media by newspapers, TV stations and radio stations.
13 April 2017
"If the students follow these rules, it is because they don’t have the balls to assert their human rights, and they deserve the university where they study".
12 April 2017
"...most migrants wish to forget and move forward with their lives and therefore tend not to share their experience with peers who are still back home."
9 April 2017
"...I would just like to spare a thought for all the families who know that they paid a price in spilled blood for the country..."