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Ndesanjo Macha · September, 2012

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 September, 2012

Africa: Arranged Corporate Marriages

Bankelele points out corporate marriages of note in Africa: Barclays of UK and South Africa’s Absa Group are in talks to merge their African operations – but this is not...

A Ghanain App at TechCrunch Disrupt

Erik writes about a Ghanaian tech team that pitched at TechCrunch Disrupt event: Saya is an app for texting. That mixes SMS, Facebook chat and hyperlocal findability to get in...

Zimbabwe: My Zimbabwean Sheroe

Amy Tsanga is Rumbidzai Dube's Zimbabwean sheroe: Here was a woman who lived through an era when the education of girls was not a priority yet she had done it...

Africa: Mountain Gorilla Conservation Data

Over 5,000 days of Mountain Gorilla conservation data in Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo: Fifteen years ago, ranger-based monitoring (or RBM for short) was initiated as a...

China in Africa: The Real Story

Hibiscus is a Global Voices project designed to encourage conversations between bloggers who write about the China-Africa relationship. As part of this project, we will regularly feature key blogs or...

Kenya: NationHela Available in Kenya

Wham writes about a new service called NationHela [Hela means money in Swahili]: NationHela is a new, simpler and more convenient international money transfer service that allows you to receive...

Mozambique: A Guide to Mozambique

This a guide to Mozambique from Bankelele blog: Language: Portuguese is the official language of communication in Mozambique, and you will have no choice but to learn a bit of...

Kenya: Investigative Blogger Charged With Intercepting Data

Kenyan investigative blogger, Dennis Itumbi, has been charged with intercepting data in a computer system without consent for allegedly publishing internal emails revealing serious security flaws at a regional airline.

Africa: Children Film Education and Jobs

Our Africa is a project which lets children across Africa film education and jobs in their countries the way they see them.

South Africa: Speakers at Highway Africa 2012

Here is a list of some of the Speakers at the Highway Africa and Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) conference in Grahamstown, South Africa, which takes place on 9-12,...

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