Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from April, 2019
A nationwide internet shutdown that lasted well into the night, leaving voters in the dark about their election day choices.
This incident is merely the catalyst that opens our eyes to the reality: In Malagasy society, violence against women is only the tip of the iceberg.
Human Rights Watch says Tanzania has witnessed "a marked decline in respect for free expression, association and assembly" under the current government.
Alpha Condé, the Guinean president, told his supporters to be ready for serious confrontations with those who may oppose him seeking a third term.
A Global Voices story helps translation competition winners express their passion for the Czech language
An international competition of translation into Czech using a GV story presents awards to global winners.
Obonete Ubam is a Czech-Nigerian author who describes how he came to embrace his African heritage in a newly published book that became a media sensation in the Czech Republic.
Artist Amado Alfadni transforms Sudan's iconic Bint El Sudan perfume label into a revolutionary message.
As dean of a public university, her position is equivalent to that of a minister in Mozambique.
“Women are front, left and center of the revolution. When people started protesting, they were like, ‘Women should stay at home.’ But we were like — no.”
"How can a company mine diamonds from 2010 to 2015 and fail to produce audited financial statements, a basic integrity requirement?"
"Today there is a supply of food in Angola, one cannot say that today there is [serious] hunger in Angola, it is a question of some malnutrition," remarked Angola's president.
SARS is Nigeria's police squad operating outside of the law
The public prosecution accuses the two bloggers of spreading what it deemed were "false" reports of corruption allegations against the Mauritanian President.
Mozambique will hold elections in October and is still recovering from a cyclone which virtually destroyed Beira, the second largest city.
The story of Ronald Ssebulime is bigger than meets the eyes with different accounts of who shot the "suspected assassin" and how he was killed. Will justice prevail?