Timbuktu Chronicles passes on some interesting information about a virtual marketplace, enabled by the use of cellphones .
Andrew Heavens of Meskel Square interviews two Addis Ababa university students about Live 8. 
The BBC has a good roundup of African blog reaction to Live 8 ; faithful readers of Global Voices Online will note that much of the coverage echoes our own Ethan Zuckerman's ongoing coverage of the same event .
There's a new Lesotho blog directory on the web .
Black Looks laments the fact that W8, a conference about women's rights in Africa, was barely noticed in the mainstream press last week .
This is Zimbabwe posts an article about how the forex market works in Zimbabwe .