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Ndesanjo Macha · November, 2005

I am a blogger, journalist, lawyer, digital activist and new media consultant. I am interested in the relationship between social media and development in the developing world, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa.

I am the Sub-Saharan Africa Editor here at Global Voices. Follow me on Twitter: @ndesanjo

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Latest posts by Ndesanjo Macha from November, 2005

Kiswahili Blogosphere This Week

  24 November 2005

Cows, human beings and camels – Indian Ocean, Tanzania by Michuzi Official records in Tanzania and elsewhere state that in 1964 Tanganyika and Zanzibar united to form the United Republic of Tanzania. Did it really happen? Where is the original document of the Articles of the Union? Mwandani asks. Recently,...

Kiswahili blogosphere this week

  10 November 2005

It looks as if the controversial Zanzibar presidential election will be discussed by Tanzanian bloggers for a long time. Kasri la Mwanazuo, a Tanzanian Kiswahili instructor and journalist based in Texas, discusses reports by election observers concerning the October 20th election. The Zanzibar Electoral Commission announced the incumbent president, Amani...

Kiswahili blogosphere this week

  3 November 2005

Mwandani reports about the Annual Worldwide Press Freedom Index (2005). While Tanzania comes 75th, African countries such as Benin, Namibia, Mauritius, and Mali are ahead of the US (44th), which fell more than 20 places this year. Who are the Waswahilis? Does one become a Swahili by birth, geography, or...

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