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Ndesanjo Macha · May, 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 May, 2014

Is Power Too Sweet for Ailing African Leaders to Step Down?

Gershom Ndhlovu looks at the reasons why ailing African leaders wont step down: There have been rumours, innuendoes and even insinuations regarding the health, or the lack of it, of...

The Legalisation of Political Repression in Ethiopia

Beza Tesfaye describes how the Ethiopian government legalises political repression in the country: It has been one month since the latest round of repression against government critics in Ethiopia began....

When Maya Angelou Lived in Egypt and Ghana

Sean Jacobs writes about American author and poet Maya Angelou, who died at age 86 yesterday May 28, 2014: In 1961, Maya Angelou, already a civil rights worker, and her...

Malawi Elections 2014

Malawi votes for presidential elections Tuesday May 20, 2014. Follow live updates on Twitter @Malawi2014 and @MEIC_2014.

AFKInsider Blogging Contest

AFKInsider is hosting a blogging competition where the best blogger every month will be asked to write a paid weekly story for AFKInsider the next month: AFKInsider bloggers contest seeks...

Ugandan Bloggers Demand the Release of Ethiopian Bloggers

Ugandan bloggers Prudence Nyamishana, Javie Ssozi, Florence Naluyimba, Muwonge David and Chris Igune delivered a letter to the Ethiopian ambassador in Uganda demanding the release the jailed Ethiopian bloggers and...

It is a Tough Job Being an Opposition Leader in Zambia

Gershom Ndhlovu explains why it is a tough job being an opposition leader in Zambia: It is really a tough job to be an opposition leader in Zambia. You have...

Why Blogging is a Threat to the Ethiopian Government

Beza Tesfaye explains why blogging is a threat to the Ethiopian government following the arrests of nine Ethiopian bloggers: As I write this, I am eerily reminded that in Ethiopia,...

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