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· September, 2011

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from September, 2011

11 September 2011

Cote d'Ivoire: Ending the Culture of Corruption

Tanzania: Passenger Ferry Capsizes in Zanzibar

At least 198 people died and 590 people were rescued after a ferry, MV Spice, sailing from Zanzibar to Pemba capsized. Twitter users including those on the ground in Zanzibar...

10 September 2011

Zambia: Political Parties Campaign Online For September 20 Polls

Less than two weeks before Zambia goes to the polls on September 20, 2011, political parties have taken their campaigns beyond the traditional methods of using posters, TV adverts and...

Tanzania: Real-time Information on Zanzibar Boat Accident

Cameroon: Hackers Worthy of the Name

9 September 2011

Rwanda: Bloggers’ Reaction to Victoire Ingabire’s Trial

The trial of Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire resumed this week. Victoire, an outspoken critic of President Paul Kagame’s leadership, is accused of collaborating with terrorist organizations and forming an...

Ghana: Entrepreneurs to Make Ghana a Tech Startup Hub

8 September 2011

Zimbabwe: Deluge of Online Reactions to Latest WikiLeaks

Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks cables are raising an online storm among Zimbabwe’s netizens. The latest release, among other things, quotes the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor saying Mugabe will die of...

Burundi: The Challenges of Making a Living from Farming

Madagascar: Singles, Beware of Bloggers !

7 September 2011

Africa, Latin America: A Portfolio on Black Minorities in South America

Guinea: Nadine Bari's Fight to Reduce Poverty in Guinea

7 Billion Actions

Nadine Bari is a French citizen who has created one of the oldest humanitarian organizations in Guinea, Guinée-Solidarité. With donations from Europe they have helped supply schools, hospitals, and helped...