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Ndesanjo Macha · December, 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 December, 2012

Kenya: Teaching Ethnic Tolerance Through Science Fiction

Kenyan children are taught ethnic tolerance through science fiction: “Attack of the Shidas:AKAs Save the Planet” is the story of three communities who live in a desert town which depends...

South Africa: Local Device for Selling Prepaid Mobile Services

Zafir Khan shows how cloud computing is enabling entrepreneurship in Africa: “Nomanini, a startup based in South Africa, built a device that enables local entrepreneurs like Vuyile to sell prepaid...

Earthling – Sexuality in a British Somali Family

Sokari writes about Earthling, a short story by Diriye Osman: “Set in Peckkahm south London, Diriye explores sexuality and sister to sister relationships in a British Somali family where desires...

#Nimeregister Campaign to Promote Voter Registration in Kenya

As the deadline for voter registration exericise approaches, Kenyans on Twitter are using #nimeregister hashtag to encourage each other to vote and share voter registration information, experiences and photos. Nimeregister...

Ghana Election 2012, From the Ballot Box

Ghanaian voters went to the polls today to elect a new president and parliament. The main presidential contenders are the current president John Dramani Mahama representing the ruling National Democratic...

New Technologies Monitor Ghana Elections 2012

As Ghanaians get ready to go to the polls that will be held on 7 December 2012, we would like to point out local initiatives using new technologies to ensure...

Africa is a Woman's Name

MyWeku shares a documentary titled “Africa is a Woman's Name“: Synopsis: The lives of three extraordinary African women from different social levels and origins determined to bring about radical transformations...

The State of Comedy in Kenya

Chege discusses the state of Kenyan comedy: I’ve been observing with both curiosity and amusement the on goings of the comic industry in Kenya. Comedy in Kenya has been around...

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