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Ndesanjo Macha · April, 2014

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 April, 2014

Do Not Blame the West for Africa's Woes

Gershom Ndhlovu argues that Africa leaders are making a mistake by blaming the West for Africa's problem: At the last EU-Africa Summit held in Belgium, Zambia's president Michael Chilufya Sata...

‘Vote No’ Campaign Urges South Africans to Shun Big Political Parties

A group of politicians launched "Wake Up! We Are Fed up!" on April 15, 2014 ahead of elections in May.

President Mugabe Thinks Nigeria Is More Corrupt Than Zimbabwe

"#Mugabe has the audacity to infer Nigeria Govt is #corrupt. Nigeria Govt has the temerity to feel insulted."

The Last Place of Cultural Dynamism in Luanda is No More

Marissa Moorman writes about the destruction of Elinga Theatre, the centre of cultural life in Luanda, Angola: Since 1988, Elinga Theater, has anchored cultural life in the Angolan capital. On...

Project Uses Mobile Phones to Encourage Reading

Lauri writes about a project in South Africa, FunDza Literacy Trust, that takes advantage of mobile phone technology to encourage reading among kids: What I find lovely, though, is when...

A Kibera Love Story

This is a fascinating love story between Sam from Kibera, a slum in the city of Nairobi, Kenya and Alissa from Minnesota, USA: This has to be the love story...

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