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
Latest posts by Ndesanjo Macha from June, 2015
Despite recent elections that swept the one opposition member from parliament, US President Barack Obama is planning a visit to Ethiopia.
"#BeingGhanaianHasTaughtMe to look both left & right before crossing a one-way road."
BAKE, the author of a new report, represents a group of Kenyan online-content creators and seeks to empower innovation and improve the quality of content created on the Web.
Controversial Kenyan blogger Bogonko Bosire went missing two years ago. Kenyans have revived his search with the hashtag #WhereIsBogonkoBosire.
"Their crime was: They Dared to bare the lethal bullet This undying testament of the oppressed!"
Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, genocide and war crimes. Online commenters speculated reasons could include blackmail, hatred of the West or pure incompetence.
Arbitrary Arrests, Cybercrime, and Mass Mobile Adoption: Monitoring Digital Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa
Global Voices speaks to Tom Rhodes, the East Africa representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists, about the state of freedom of expression online in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Facebook users celebrate the life and works of Dambudzo Marechera, the Zimbabwean literary figure who once wrote, "I’m against everything. Against war and those against war."
On June 11, 2010, South Africa hosted the biggest sporting event in the world. It was the first time it ever happened on the African continent.
Protecting South Africa's President With a Chicken Run, Swimming Pool, Amphitheatre and Sacred Cattle Kraal
"Zuma's cows sleep in a [$80,000] kraal whilst our people live in shacks with open toilets"