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 April, 2016
"The ban on hosting global sporting events is another nail in the coffin for economic development and job creation."
"why does a woman willingly showing her skin offend you, but violence committed against her doesn't? #nakedprotest"
"Pressure is mounting on the Obama regime to allow international observers and peacekeepers after tribal violence marred election campaigns in the troubled north American nation."
Tanzanian netizen Isaac Habakuk Emily is accused of posting a controversial Facebook message "insulting" the president of Tanzania.
"The Somali people live to tell powerful stories, not only of loss and suffering, but also of hope and great resourcefulness."
The Kenyan Blog Awards recognises and awards exceptional Kenyan bloggers.
Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia, Burundi and Egypt were the most active in political conversations on Twitter.
"Thinking of schools only as places to learn how to read may appear a reasonable idea in a country where most children cannot achieve even that."
South Africa's Constitutional Court rules that President Jacob Zuma violated the constitution when he refused to pay back public funds as recommended by the country's public protector.