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· March, 2011

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from March, 2011

26 March 2011

Sudan: “Because I am a free Sudanese, I will go out and say no”

On March 21, 2011 Sudan's Youth Moment day was born. Youths from universities across Sudan linked and shared information on Facebook and Twitter as a way of setting up a...

Kenya: Zingua Kingozi: Political Search Engine

Uganda: State House Website Hacked

25 March 2011

Uganda: Is the Anti-Homosexuality Bill Dead?

Kenya: Vote for Nairobi Nights Blog

Nigeria: Blogger Arrested for Allegedly Blackmailing a Politician

The Nigerian federal security enforcement agency, State Security Service (SSS), recently arrested Ikenna Ellis Ezenekwe, a Nigerian blogger who runs 247 Ureports, for allegedly attempting to blackmail Mrs. Uche Ekwunife,...

Ethiopia: Meet the First Lady of Ethiopian Music

Cameroon: Government Interferes With Internet Service

Uganda: Anti-Gay Bill Finally Dead?

U.S. Embassy in Uganda Gets Social

The United States Embassy in Uganda is now active in the social media sphere, providing updates on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. In a speech launching the initiative, Ambassador Jerry Lanier...