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Ndesanjo Macha · April, 2012

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

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Latest posts by Ndesanjo Macha from April, 2012

Africa: Southern Africa Needs an ECOWAS

Following moves by ECOWAS (The Economic Community of West African States) to defend democracy in West Africa Rumbidzai argues that Southern Africa needs an ECOWAS: “The Southern African Development Committee...

South Africa: Nelson Mandela Digital Archive Project Unveiled

Nelson Mandela goes digital: “The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory is a digital archive project dedicated to Nelson Mandela. The online project has over 1900 documents, photographs and films of...

Uganda: ‘Kony 2012: Part II – Beyond Famous’ Receives Mixed Reactions

“Kony 2012: Part II - Beyond Famous” is a follow-up video to the viral campaign video calling for the capture of the Ugandan war criminal and leader of Lord's Resistance...

Kenya: Young Man Invents Wooden Extension Cable

Kenyan young man invents wooden extension cable, AfriGadget reports: “A young man from Kiandutu slums in Thika had always wanted to be an electrical engineer, but lack of fees denied...

Uganda: LRA Rebels React to KONY 2012 Video

The Lord’s Resistance Army has responded to a viral video calling for the capture of its leader Joseph Kony: LRA has taken a jab at the US and the Invisible...

Mauritania: Complex Problem of Slavery

Erin Pettigrew discusses the complex problem of slavery in Mauritania: “I’ve been working in Mauritania on and off for the past eight years and this issue of ‘slavery’ is still...

Swaziland: King Demands Cows From the Poor

Multimillionaire King Mswati of Swaziland demands cows from the poor: “King Mswati III of Swaziland’s demand that his impoverished subjects supply him with cattle to slaughter for his birthday party...

Ghana: Tourism Sector Urged to Speak Against Violence

MadinGhana urges Ghanaian tourism sector to speak out against election violence. Ghanaians will go to the polls this year: “It is time business leaders in the private sector speak out,...

Tanzania: Community Mapping and Open Development

Learn about community mapping and open development in Tanzania: “With facilitation from Ground Truth, the creators of Map Kibera, students from Ardhi University’s School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP)...

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