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· August, 2009

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from August, 2009

21 August 2009

South Africa: Is Caster Semenye a man or a woman?

Caster Semenye, a young South African runner who recently won a gold medal at the World championships in Berlin has been thrown into the spotlight, and not due to her...

Nigeria: The Okocha debate is unnecessary

20 August 2009

Ghana: Maker Faire 2009 in the news

Africa: Maker Faire 2010 announced

Mauritania: A New Era?

Following a coup d'état a year ago, the election of the coup's leader, General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, to the presidency, and the country's first-ever suicide bombing in early August,...

19 August 2009

Bloggers Reflect On HIV/AIDS Awareness In Arab World

Conversations for a Better World

While some bloggers in the Arab world report encountering ignorance about HIV/AIDS, others are impressed at the progress being made in destigmatising the disease.

Zambia: Chiluba is acquitted

Kenya: Lion-saving Art Takes Shape

The pride of Kenya Campaign, being touted as the biggest event in Kenya's conservation calendar this year, has been picking pace and excitement has been building. The Pride of Kenya...

South Africa: Connect with Highway Africa

Zambia: Aren't existing media laws enough?

Zimbabwe: Media Commission Update

South Africa: Register for Digital Citizen Indaba 4.0

17 August 2009

Blogger of the Week: Haute Haiku from Kenya

Haute Haiku is one of Global Voices' newest Sub-Saharan African authors. He writes about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) blogosphere in Africa.

13 August 2009

Blogging with HIV: “Love is still possible”

Conversations for a Better World

A growing number of HIV-positive bloggers around the world are using citizen media to express how they live with the virus, although speaking openly about HIV/AIDS can be difficult.

Ghana: Maneno at Maker Faire Africa

Mali: Visiting Malian villages

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