Elia Varela Serra · November, 2008

Journalist and blogger with an African interest.

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Latest posts by Elia Varela Serra from November, 2008

DR Congo: Fighting Continues

  10 November 2008

As the world celebrated Obama's electoral victory, fighting in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has continued in spite of the ceasefire announced by the CNDP rebel group last week. Displacement, killing and lootings haven't stopped, and while regional African leaders met in Nairobi and the world is wondering how to keep the peace in the country, the Ushahidi software has been deployed to the DRC for documentation purposes.

Kenyan bloggers react to Obama's victory

  8 November 2008

Kenyans have been celebrating since dawn on Wednesday, after learning the man they consider their native son will be the next President of the US. Especially in the small farming village of Nyangoma-Kogelo where Barack Obama's father was born, but also all throughout the country and in the Kenyan blogosphere...

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