Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from April, 2014
"#Mugabe has the audacity to infer Nigeria Govt is #corrupt. Nigeria Govt has the temerity to feel insulted."
Diamonds are the country's main export, and some web users were not thrilled to have the rapper promoting them.
Economic sanctions are often proposed to penalize countries guilty of bad government. But do they actually help bring about good government?
The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, has been the protagonist of a huge controversy in Spain.
Minister of Secondary Education Louis Bapes Bapes was taken into custody last week. His release barely 24 hours later has left more questions than answers.
"In response to allegations by activists that today is #ETVday, ETV announced today is the only day of the year that it does not own. #April1"
The proposed law, soon to be submitted to parliament, would criminalize text messages, emails and other types of online posts that "jeopardize the security of the state".