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· March, 2013

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from March, 2013

Tales of Love and Sex from Angola

Rosie Alves is a 21-year-old blogger in Luanda who writes short tales often about love and intimate encounters in her blog "Sweet Cliché". She shares with Global Voices her motivations...

Zambia Readies Corruption Case Against Former President Rupiah Banda

The political and legal stage has been set for the prosecution of Zambia’s former president Rupiah Banda on corruption charges after his presidential immunity was lifted by parliament in a...

“Tough Skin and Brains”: Nigeria's Apps4Africa Winner Talks Tech Innovation in Africa

Fresh off winning the competitive funding Apps4Africa award, Francis Onwumere, who co-founded the real-time collaboration tool Prowork, chatted with us about the project, tech innovation in Africa, and how to...

Unstable State of Justice in São Tomé and Príncipe

Global Voices Podcast Special: Habemus Podcast!

With two African cardinals considered at one point to be potential successors to Pope Benedict XVI, we spoke with Steve Sharra and Abdoulaye Bah from our Africa team about the...

Banned Music and Missing Voices in Angola

The Angolan National Police have confiscated, amongst other works, DVDs by rapper Brigadeiro 10 Pacotes in an act of censorship against voices that are unsettling the Angolan authorities. A protest...

Grievance of a Young Indignant Santomean

São Tomé and Príncipe's Youth Skeptical of Government Promises

Rebels Attack in Central African Republic

British Security Firm Profits from Mali War

Niger: How Nomads Navigate the Desert

The State of Torture in the World in 2013

Business Over Politics For Africa's Chinese

A Zimbabwean Salute to Hugo Chavez

Hissene Habre Victims’ Long Road to Justice

Benin Journalist Gets Three Months in Prison

Nigerians Shake Up Twitter with Yoruba-Language Tweets

Twitter was abuzz with Yoruba, one of the three major indigenous languages spoken in Nigeria, on March 1, 2013 as speakers of the language lit up the microblogging site with...

Bloggers Duke it Out for Ghana's First Ever Social Media Awards

The best and brightest of the Ghanaian blogosphere will be recognized in Ghana's first ever social media awards, organized by the nonprofit BloggingGhana.

Malawi's President Banda Versus ‘Selfish’ Members of Parliament

Malawi's President Joyce Banda has caused chaos in parliament by insisting that members of parliament not get their fuel allowance arrears, saying her government has no money to pay. The...

Kenyans Flood Polls Despite Election Day Violence

Machete-wielding separatists left at least 13 dead in Kenya as millions of people turned out in historic numbers to cast their votes on March 4, 2013 in one of the...

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