Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from June, 2010
On the 35th anniversary of Mozambique's independence [en], blog Moçambique Para Todos [Mozambique For All, pt] publishes several opinion articles, reflecting upon the political situation and the economical dependency of the country as well as the conclusions of a survey related with the political decisions which were made in 1975.
Jean-Léonard Rugambage, a journalist for the suspended bimonthly magazine Umuvugizi, was killed on June 24, 2010, Jeune Afrique reports [fr].
Floribert Chebeya, the leader of a human rights organization in D.R. of Congo, was found dead on June 2 under suspicious circumstances. Protests against his murder and other killings and rapes are planned by the Congolese diaspora this week.
Can't get enough of vuvuzelas? Or perhaps the opposite is the case. Here are a series of social media links devoted to everything vuvuzela.
The Anniversary of Madagascar 50th Independence Day is on June 26th and the festivities are already underway. Still, the atmosphere is not exactly festive because of the political and economic uncertainty.
Four interesting definitions of Vuvuzela from Vuvuzelas for Africa.
Nana writes about employment challenges for the disabled in Ghana.
Watching the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Somalia could cost your life!
10 Unusual Ways To Wear A Ghana Flag ( Plus a bonus idea) from Ghanaian blogger Cleland.
Amilcar Tavares posted several diagrams [pt] in his blog comparing the development of Cape Verde with Equatorial Guinea. The controversial President of the latter, Teodoro Mbasogo, visited Cape Verde last week and was kept away from journalists by the President Pedro Pires.
Follow bloggers Eduardo Avila, Rebecca Wanjiku and Daudi Were writing about 2010 FIFA World Cup at Digital News Africa.
Kenyan Pundit discusses her love with football: “I remember hanging out in our Mada balcony waving the AFC flag (I had a special mini-one) as the isukuti entourage swept through from Kibera on their way to City Stadium or Nyayo Stadium.”
Chris Kabwato writes to Mr. Farai Maguwu, Executive Director of Centre for Research and Development (CRD) who was arrested by the Zimbabwe Republic Police two weeks ago.
cueTV has been selected to make a series of short films for cityoneminutes, which is part of a global multimedia project that captures moments from cities around the world.
Check out Jina Moore's slideshow of Central African voices on peace.
Nigerian football fans are deeply divided over Sani Kaita who was sent off in Nigeria's second Group B 2010 FIFA World Cup match against Greece for kicking Vasilis Torosidis. Nigeria went on to lose 2-1.
The theme for the fifth annual Digital Citizen’s Indaba (DCI) at Rhodes University in Grahamstown is “Africa’s Underdevelopment: Digital Citizens Talk Back.”
CapitalEritrea writes about art competition in Eritrea titled, “I Dream Therefore I Am.”
The African Peering and Interconnection Forum 2010 will be held in Nairobi on the 11th and the 12th of August 2010. The landmark event has the theme of “Unlocking Africa’s Regional Interconnection”.
An analysis of experiences and activities on Eritrean journalists in the diaspora by Adal Voices Of Eritreans.
Kenyan gamers are organising their first tournament to be held at the iHub on the 26th of June 2010 and will run from 10am to 6pm.