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Ndesanjo Macha · December, 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 December, 2014

The A to Z of Kenyan Twitter

  10 December 2014

Mark Kaigwa, who declared “Twitter is going to change Kenya” in February 2010, describes the A to Z of Kenyan Twitter: Kenyans on Twitter are the ones to be rallying behind a hashtag, making light work of creating a global trending topic. Be it to bringing CNN to apologise for...

Film: A Ugandan Transgender Girl Fights for Her Right to Love

  10 December 2014

Rough Studios, a small Swedish production company, has released the first episode of a documentary series about being transgender in Uganda: We enter the life of Cleopatra Kambugu, a Ugandan transgender girl who was forced to flee to Kenya after being “outed” as homosexual in one of Uganda's major tabloids....

#ISurvivedEbola Campaign Releases First Video

  2 December 2014

The #ISurvivedEbola campaign has released its first video that feature Ebola survivors from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The multimedia campaign engages Ebola survivors to highlight stories of hope and resilience: This is the first video in a series that will be rolled out as part of #ISurvivedEbola, a multidimensional...

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