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Ndesanjo Macha · December, 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 December, 2005

Gambia: Con Artistry

Gambian reports that the Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh has perfected the art of con artistry.

Sudan: Genocide in Darfur

An eye witness account of genocide in Darfur, Sudan from the Darfur blog.

Zimbabwe: Missing the Point

Dumisani argues that journalists, writers, and thinkers miss the “point” when it comes to their analysis and coverage of Africa.

Nigeria: Abacha's Ghost

Chippla writes about Abacha's ghost haunting Nigeria.

Ghana: Solar Power

Timbuktu Chronicles informs us about a solar-powered community center in Ghana.

South Africa: Rating the Cabinet

Farrel Lifson writes in Politics.za about report card rating South African cabinet. President Thabo Mbeki gets a B.

Kenya: Primary Education

Mental Acrobatics names the oldest person to start primary education in Kenya, Mzee Maruge, the person of the year. Mzee Maruge spoke at the United Nations about the importance of...

Voices from Kiswahili Blogosphere

Mawazo na Mawaidha from Kenya follows closely localization of different versions of computer software and programs in Swahili. This week he writes and comments briefly on the launching of Swahili...

Kiswahili blogoshere this week

Mawazo na Mawaidha writes about the new Bob Marley CD. He specifically likes the song, Slogan, one of seven songs found in Marley’s working room. The song, which features Eric...

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