Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from May, 2017
The 30-year-old activist has been an outspoken opponent of government’s violent response to the popular protest movement. And he is not alone.
"You won a free election, congratulations. Now, why don't you try that here in #Ethiopia?!"
The story of how a photo of a horrific accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo seven years ago took on a life of its own. WARNING: Contains violent images.
Every day over 300 women go to Bwaise, a slum district in northern Kampala, Uganda, to sell sex.
Ethiopia’s Cholera-Denying Candidate to Lead the World's Top Health Body Is Taking a Battering Online
"I fear that the WHO’s reputation will be tarnished and credibility questioned if it elects Dr. Tedros Adhanom."
"Finally! The @NYTimes calls out @WHO DG candidate @DrTedros for covering up cholera epidemic using the euphemism of Acute Water Diarrhea."
As rents rise in Seattle on the US west coast, Congolese refugees are facing the very real threat of homelessness.
State broadcaster EBC failed to air an eagerly awaited interview with a beloved artist known for his political independence.
Around the world, an estimated 65 million people who, for one reason or another, have been forced to flee their homelands. This platform aims to reunite broken families.
"Of course all of this is not about the internet itself, it is about the collaboration, the skills, the social needs, the building something together."
Global Voices reviews of the best African restaurants in the Paris region, tried and tested by natives, as well as those discovering African food for the first time.
The girls were set free following negotiations between the government and Boko Haram militants.
Known as the Bob Marley of Ethiopia, some claim that Teddy Afro’s songs represent a defeated ideology -- but his albums are generating record sales.
The East African nation has one of the highest rates of road fatalities on the continent.
Buhari recently returned from Britain after weeks of medical leave, but questions about his health resurfaced when he skipped a federal executive meeting on April 12. And he's still missing.
The decision is part of President John Magufuli's stated drive to reform the civil service.
For Opponents, WHO Director General Nominee Tedros Adhanom Represents Ethiopia's Repressive Government
Ethiopians who feel marginalized by their country's government are campaigning hard against him online.
A new proposal would cut off technical resources for governments that shut down the Internet. But if governments go offline, the effects will unquestionably be felt by the public.