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· July, 2010

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from July, 2010

25 July 2010

Africa's Hunger Hardships Spur Biotech Debate

Many solutions have been proposed to help combat hunger in Africa, but one in particular remains controversial: biotechnology. Many experts suggest that genetically modified organisms could help ensure food security....

24 July 2010

Angola: Coins Gleaming Again

Last May the National Bank of Angola brought into circulation kwanza coins again. In a country where the population uses US Dollars along with Kwanza in the daily life, people...

Ghana: Meet Co-founder of Global Voices Online in Accra

Ghana: Ghana's Police Force Online

Malawi: An eye on charcoal trade

Niger: Offering choices to unheard voices

22 July 2010

Africa: Maker Faire Africa 2010 T-Shirt Design Competition

Rwanda: Tension Before The Presidential Election, Except for Kagame

The incumbent President of Rwanda Paul Kagame has officially launched his campaign for another term in office. The electoral campaign which ends on august 9th, has been marred with challenges...

South Africa: Mandela not the greatest in Africa

Mozambique/Brazil: “Ethanol diplomacy” meets criticism

NGOs furiously denounced last week's trilateral accord between Brazil, Mozambique and the European Union promoting ethanol production in Mozambique for the European market. The blogsphere provides some background to this...

Nigeria: Nollywood movies online

East Africa: Whive: Connecting Africa

Africa: Brain drain and African governance