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, 2016
South Africa Bans Several Sports Bodies From Hosting Global Events Over Lack of Diversity
"The ban on hosting global sporting events is another nail in the coffin for economic development and job creation."
#NakedProtest Draws Attention to Rape Culture at South Africa's Rhodes University
"why does a woman willingly showing her skin offend you, but violence committed against her doesn't? #nakedprotest"
What If African Media Reported US Elections Like Western Media Report on Africa?
"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."
Tanzania's Cybercrime Act Makes It Dangerous to “Insult” the President on Facebook
Tanzanian netizen Isaac Habakuk Emily is accused of posting a controversial Facebook message "insulting" the president of Tanzania.
Think You Know The Somali People? Think Again!
"The Somali people live to tell powerful stories, not only of loss and suffering, but also of hope and great resourcefulness."
Online Voting in Progress for the Kenyan Blog Awards 2016
The Kenyan Blog Awards recognises and awards exceptional Kenyan bloggers.
This is How Africa Tweeted in 2015
Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia, Burundi and Egypt were the most active in political conversations on Twitter.
Liberia Is Handing Over Public Primary Education to a Private American Company
"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 Court Orders President Zuma to Pay Back Public Funds
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.