Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from June, 2021
Portugal enters Euro football tournament with support from Angolan and Brazilian artists
The song officially belongs to Portuguese artist David Carreira, who alongside Ludmilla and Giulia Be (Brazil) and Preto Show (Angola), hopes for Portugal to win the Euro championship.
Operation Crab: Angola tackles political corruption
Despite these firings and arrests, Angolans themselves do not believe that corruption will end in their country.
War journalists grieve execution of Spanish reporters in Burkina Faso
Fighting between jihadist groups has grown since a 2015 coup d'etat.
Privacy and IP concerns as Kenyans find new ways to cash in on their internet fame
However, concerns are arising regarding the right to privacy, copyright legalities, value to content creators, and the unintended consequences of such overnight fame and success
Germany recognizes colonial-era genocide in Namibia, but survivors say it's not enough
More than 100 years after the genocide of Namibia’s Ovaherero and Nama ethnic groups, Germany acknowledges its guilt and will fund projects in Namibia over a period of thirty years.
Belt and Road Initiative projects ramp up Nigeria’s favourable perception of China
The BRI initiative enjoys a favourable perception because Nigeria has an infrastructure deficit that China is correcting. This programme will endure for some time in Nigeria.
Global Voices’ top stories on biodiversity, as the planet observes World Environment Day
A selection of our best recent stories highlighting the importance of biodiversity and the achievements and challenges associated with these efforts around the world.
Nigerian government suspends Twitter after controversy over president's deleted tweet threatening violence
Nigeria twitter users from different ethnic groups adopted Igbo names while trending the #IamIgboToo hashtag to express their solidarity with the Igbo people, targets of President Buhari’s offensive tweet.