Latest posts by Ndesanjo Macha from March, 2009
Read Akin's analysis of Olusegun Obasanjo's Hard Talk on BBC, ” One can say Stephen Sackur of the BBC Hard Talk programme found it hard to talk with President Olusegun Obasanjo, the erstwhile president of Nigeria on his programme…”
Arefe writes about the funeral of Princes Medeferiash Work Abebe in Ethiopia, “The funeral of Princess Medeferiash Work Abebe, the wife of Crown Prince Asfawosen Haile Sellasie, has taken place at the Trinity Cathedral Church this afternoon in the presence of patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Abune Paulos, dignitaries,...
The 2009 Bloggies has declared Glad to be a Girl the Best African Weblog. Glad to be a Girl is a blog by a Johannesburg-based blogger who goes by the name of Phillygirl. Her profile reads: Sift through my insanity and revel in my genius! Modesty drips off me in...
An adult female gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda has died under mysterious circumstances. On the evening of March 6th, Kasongo was found dead on public land near the Bwindi Park headquarters in Buhoma.
In a post titled, “Flyovers In Dar? Ride At Your Own Risk…” Jaduong discusses the plan by the Tanzanian government to build flyovers in Dar-es Salaam.
Kenyan Poet writes about KenTunes, an online music download site for Kenyan music.
Oluniyi writes about BarCamp Nigeria, which will take place next month. Justin Hartman, the co-founder of Afrigator is one of the speakers.
South African blog, Glad to be a girl is the winner of the Best African Weblog award at the Ninth Annual Weblog Awards.
There are signs that the business environment is changing slightly as the easing of restrictions allows free market forces to once again catalyse transactions, Sokwanele blog reports.
Kumekucha blog reveals the identity of the Kenyan minister banned from traveling to the United States of America.
Malawi's electoral body said on Tuesday it had opened a 2-month official campaign period, setting the stage for the country's fourth general multi-party poll scheduled for May 19.
So, not only politicians qualify to be national heroes in Zimbabwe.
A detailed story about massive discrepancies in medical costs in Zimbabwe from Sokwanele's subscriber.
Denford Magora reports that Mugabe put on a bullet-proof vest to visit Morgan Tsvangirai at the Avenues clinic, “If you go back to the footage of Mugabe visiting with Tsvangirai, now armed with this new insight, you will notice that Mugabe's suit bulges out and is straighter than normal, almost...
Nigerian blogger Kazey explains how web entrepreneurs can ran a successful online shop in Nigeria.
Kenyan blogger James Adolwa writes about the Indo-Masai fusion dance, which took place at the French Cultural Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.
Punch, one of Nigeria’s newspapers will start providing access to the full text of the newspaper to readers on their mobile phones. The service, called Mobile Punch.
The Ivorian blogger George Fominyen interviews the Lusaka based blogger Timothy Kasolo who argues that journalists need to be trained to be good bloggers.
White African writes about Alfred Sirleaf, Liberia's blackboard blogger.
A new project in Africa connecting the web and SMS (PamojaConnect) for villagers, “Now someone in the who lives in a remote village in Kenya has never used a computer or the internet, but they have access to a mobile phone. With PamojaConnect that message is integrated as if they...
Jopsa announces a new project in Malawi, FrontlineSMS:Medic, “After almost a year of working with FrontlineSMS in Malawi, we are launching FrontlineSMS:Medic to extend the capabilities of this software and bring it to health centers across several continents.