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· March, 2008

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from March, 2008

Kenya Back to Normal

Residents of Nairobi, who were adversaries and concerned about their ethnic background, are now united in attacking the local government minister for changing the public transport routes and forcing people...

Malawi: Blogging about marriage, language, lifestyle and health

The Malawian blogging community is gradually growing in terms of size and topics. In this roundup, I introduce four blogs dedicated to marriage and children issues, Tumbuka language, health and...

South Africa: We'll argue with our parents and play video games!

Earlier this week, President Thabo Mbeki proposed that an oath be recited by school children every day in a nation-building effort. Breaking News says that the Opposition Democratic Alliance Leader,...

World Water Day Ripples Across Videos.

Every year since the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro, on March 22nd has been the World Water Day. In addition, this year it...

Guyana: Commonweath Writers’ Prize

Environment: A recipe for seed bombs

Environment: Pictures of a landfill in Nairobi

Blogger of the Week: Abdulrahman Warsame

Today's Blogger of the Week series features yet another global voice - Abdulrahman Warsame, who amplifies the reactions of Somali bloggers on Global Voices Online. A Somali born in Saudi...

Liquid assets: Bloggers on World Water Day

It's known as the universal solvent, Adam's Ale, government juice, council pop, H2O, dihydrogen monoxide, hydrogen hydroxide, has a ton of different names in Arabic and yesterday (March 22) the...

Ethiopian painters campaign to end early marriage

France: Malagasy nightclub in Marseille

D.R. of Congo: Radio Okapi journalist wins blog award

D.R. of Congo: Kabila says Congolese people are better off today

Burkina Faso: Meningitis, mask dances and a special horse festival

Burkina Faso is the diamond stud near the middle of Africa’s meningitis belt, stretching from Senegal to Ethiopia, containing a population of roughly 300 people. The region’s dusty winds and...

Environment: 14 elephants speared in Amboseli, Kenya

Tanzania: To quit or not to quit?

Pernille is a well-known blogger from Denmark. She entered the African blogosphere scene when she started working in Uganda and blogging at “I've Left Copenhagen for Uganda”. She is now...

Africa: Hope Supersedes All

Women love to share their experiences and express themselves, but no clock will wait for them to sit and share every detail with each other - not even if they...

Geospatial Technology and Human Rights

Africa: Role of African languages in development

Republic of Congo: Campaign for health rights

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