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· April, 2012

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from April, 2012

26 April 2012

Video: Mothers Around the World Share Their Different Experiences

In the International Museum of Women, the current online exhibit is all about mothers. MAMA: Motherhood around the globe explores the different aspects of motherhood through video interviews to women...

25 April 2012

South Africa: Netizens Weigh In on Fall of Controversial Politician

Netizens weigh in on the expulsion of the controversial South African politician and the former President of the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL), Julius Malema, from the ruling African...

Madagascar: Rare Deposit-Rich Land Sold to French-German Group

24 April 2012

Zambia: Former VP's Death Highlights State of Local Hospitals

Immediate past Vice President of the former ruling MMD government George Kunda died on 16 April 2012 at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in the capital, Lusaka. Despite mourning his...

Botswana: Botswana Forerunner for MDG7

21 April 2012

Sao Tome and Principe: Memories of a Lonely Navigator

Angola/Mozambique: Emerging Platforms for Artistic Production

Mauritania: The Face of Modern Day Slavery

Although Mauritania officially abolished slavery in 1981 and made the practice a crime in 2007, slavery is still a common phenomenon in the country. A CNN special report titled "Slavery's...

19 April 2012

Senegal: An Innovative Way to Monitor the Presidential Elections

During the second round of the Senegalese presidential elections, journalist Papa Alé Niang of channel 2stv was able to give results trends as early as 9pm thanks to the work...

18 April 2012

Botswana: Love in the Shadows

Ghana: Shinning Light on Akan/Twi Movies

Somalia: Hands Off Somalia

Nigeria: Nigerian Bloggers and Tweeps #SavedOke

Nigerian bloggers fought for the legs and life of diabetic youth #Oke and won the battle to keep him alive through social media advocacy. The successful #SaveOke campaign was ignited...

Mozambique: Police Detain Blogger During Mayoral By-Election

17 April 2012

South Africa: New Album by South Africa's Jazz Giant

Mauritania: The Plight of Two Slave Girls

Nigeria: Was Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala's Candidacy Symbolic?

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, the only African and woman running for the World Bank presidency, has lost the race to Dr. Jim Yong Kim, a Korean-American physician. Should this have...

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