Blogger, journalist, lawyer, digital activist and new media consultant. Ndesanjo Macha is interested in the relationship between social media and development in the developing world, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa.
Macha was formerly, Global Voices’ Sub-Saharan Africa Editor. Follow me on Twitter: @ndesanjo
Latest posts by Ndesanjo Macha from April, 2015
Malawian Film Helps Farmers Cope With Climate Change
“Mbeu Yosintha” was made to help farmers and rural communities cope with the effects of climate change, in particular the ever changing rain patterns in South East Africa. The film is a drama using local actors and was devised with Malawian writer Jonathan Mbuna following extensive research with various agricultural...
Tanzania's Cyber Crime Bill Gives More Power to Police, Less to People
Leading opponents of the legislation from civil society say they will take the government to court if the president signs the bill into law.
Is South Africa Off Limits to Other Africans?
South Africa has witnessed xenophobic attacks involving beatings, killings, and burning and looting shops and property owned by foreigners. Five people have been killed, including a 14-year-old boy.
Voting Underway in Kenya Blog Awards 2015
The voting phase of the Kenyan Blog Awards is ongoing and will continue until April 30, 2015: The Kenyan Blog Awards seeks to reward bloggers that post on a regular basis, have great and useful content, are creative and innovative. These awards represent BAKE’s efforts in the promotion of quality...
KaiKai News Trains Young Sierra Leoneans to Make Documentaries
KaiKai News empowers young Sierra Leoneans with documentary-making skills.
The 147 People Killed in the Garissa Attack Are More Than a Statistic
Twitter users have started using the hashtag #147notjustanumber to celebrate the memory of those slain when armed militants stormed Garissa University College.
After Gunmen Kill at Least 147, Where Is the World's Solidarity With Kenya?
The Charlie Hebdo attack sparked unprecedented solidarity worldwide, but Kenya's tragedy has elicited a less enthusiastic international response.
Photos and Video of Sierra Leone’s 3 Day Lock Down
Michael Duff shares eyewitness accounts of Sierra Leone's 3 day lock down that was introduced to fight ebola: Sierra Leoneans can breathe a sigh of relief today as citizens in the capital city and in the North of the country who were under a 3 day government mandated stay at...