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Ndesanjo Macha · November, 2008

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, 2008

South Africa: Afrigator Launches AfriGreater

Africa's blog aggregator, Afrigator, launches AfriGreater: “Afrigator has partnered with Africa’s coolest T-shirt company, SpringLeap.com and we’re giving away five great t-shirts every month to you – our favourite African...

Nigeria: Obama Made Me Cry

Obama made Nigerian blogger, Oluniyi, cry: “I couldn’t stop the tears of joy streaming down my black face as I watched Senator Barack Obama give his thanksgiving speech this dawn,...

Nigeria: Fulani Woman on oil on canvas

Ajilo's oil on canvas painting of a Fulani woman: “This is a famous representation of African art. Virtually all artists from West Africa have one time or the other being...

Kenya: Morality, Obama and Kenya

An analysis of Kenya political and social landscape through Obama's candidacy: “This is Kenya; and yet, with no sense of the irony, we celebrate Obama. We declare him a victory...

DR of Congo: Staff Evacuated From War Zone

Latest report from the Democratic Republic of Congo: “Staff of the International Gorilla Conservation Program (IGCP) have been evacuated from DR Congo, as things remain tense between the Congolese army...

DR of Congo: No Rangers Reported Dead

It seems all rangers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are safe: “There is still a lot of confusion and misinformation regarding our Rangers who were at Rumangabo HQ 8...

Kenya: Obama be thy name

Kenyan reggae video for Obama: “Obama Be Thy Name.”

D.R. of Congo: Life at the Ranger Refugee Campa

Description of life in a refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo: “Yesterday afternoon I was at the camp with Diddy, checking on our Rangers and their families. The...

Kenya: I feel like an american

Kenyan blogger, Abantu, feels like an American: “AMERICA VOTES! i have never been an American, probably never will be, but this morning i feel like an American.”

Africa: Top 45 Female African Bloggers

Afrigator's list of top 45 female African bloggers: “Ever wondered who the top female bloggers are in Africa, or which women you should be following online? We did, so we...

South Africa: New Political Party is Born

A new political party is born in South Africa: “Yesterday (Saturday 1 November), marked yet another historic day in the politics of South Africa. As many had anticipated, a new...

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