Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from August, 2022
Reviewing three Nollywood movies that broke the mold
A review of Nigeria’s top movies: “Wedding Party,” “King of Boys,” and “Chief Daddy.” Nollywood films are now recognized around the world, paving the way for the new Nigerian cinema.
Alhassan Alidu is uplifting the Moore language by bringing it online
As the executive director of the Moore Wikimedia Community, Alhassan is providing Moore with a digital platform that exists in the face of dominating Western media and languages.
Why are Nigerians so quick to dismiss the mental health of adolescents?
Nigerian adults can be dismissive of the mental health of young people. Sadly, this only aggravates the situation, leading to severe consequences for the children.
The sweltering traffic congestion on the roads of Lagos in Nigeria
Driving in Lagos, it seems as though everyone is angry or mad. But fear not, soon enough, you notice yourself acting mad too.
Why the conviction of rapists in Nigeria has remained atrociously low
Nigeria’s unconvicted rape cases are becoming unbearable for its rape survivors, who are struggling to overcome their experiences.
The story of a development project that destroyed a village in Angola
Canal works began in late 2019 and aim to mitigate the effects of drought, lack of rain, and water shortages in Cunene province.
Unfreedom Monitor Report: Sudan
Advox research into digital authoritarianism in Sudan is now in a report. Read an excerpt and download the full pdf.
Artists and famous personalities are competing in Kenya’s 2022 General Elections
Over 20 comedians, journalists, musicians, radio presenters, actors, and MCs hope to join the next Kenyan government.
How the government in Sudan legalized internet categorizing and content filtering
One regulation obliges telcos to block and filter a list of URLs, and to “daily monitor” the filtering equipment to verify that it is being updated