Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from April, 2021
These women are showing that TikTok has the potential to become the Twitter of its generation -- a medium for discussion about pertinent issues, in ways that prompt real-life action and change.
Businessmen and politicians have found a way to get the jab early while poor, elderly Kenyans wait in long lines.
As he entered the ring, Ngannou carried the expectations of his country, and indeed of the continent of Africa.
Lühl and Delgado's case has been widely debated on social media and, for many Namibians, it is a symbol of the country's LGBTQ+ community's struggle for equal rights.
"The representation of multiple languages online is one way to ensure that all the different ways of seeing the world by different people are captured and well-preserved."
Uganda media “promotes violence against women …. stories of ‘revenge porn’ are not written in support of the victim but as entertainment and blame.”
Should there be Shona-language versions of Google and social media sites? This Zimbawean technologist says yes
"Native speakers should be at the forefront of researching and producing these tools as they better understand their own language."
Using hashtags #StopLoaningKenya and #StopGivingKenyaLoans, Kenyans expressed frustration at the IMF for approving additional debt intended to fund a response to COVID-19. State intimidates social media users to quit dissent.
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Sadik Shahadu: "Even though there are offline Dagbani resources and learning materials in most public libraries in some schools from the north, getting access to them is somehow difficult."
The blast was close to the site of Africa's largest natural gas processing operation, and exchange of fire between military and militancy continues.