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Sub-Saharan Africa

Region archive · 2611 posts


Latest stories about Sub-Saharan Africa

17 April 2014

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Jihadist Boko Haram Intensifies Its Deadly Campaign in Nigeria

In recent weeks, the Islamic jihadist terrorist group has kidnapped 100 school girls and is suspected to be behind a bus station bombing that killed more than 70 people.

15 April 2014

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President Mugabe Thinks Nigeria Is More Corrupt Than Zimbabwe

"#Mugabe has the audacity to infer Nigeria Govt is #corrupt. Nigeria Govt has the temerity to feel insulted."

11 April 2014

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Rapper Ja Rule Is the New $23,000 Face for Botswana Diamonds

Diamonds are the country's main export, and some web users were not thrilled to have the rapper promoting them.

9 April 2014

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Are Economic Sanctions Effective Against Rogue Rulers?

Economic sanctions are often proposed to penalize countries guilty of bad government. But do they actually help bring about good government?

5 April 2014

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Controversy and Outrage in Spain Over the Presence of Teodoro Obiang

The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, has been the protagonist of a huge controversy in Spain.

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Cameroonian Minister Arrested, Then Released 24 Hours Later

Minister of Secondary Education Louis Bapes Bapes was taken into custody last week. His release barely 24 hours later has left more questions than answers.

3 April 2014

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Ethiopians Mock National TV's ‘Lies’ for April Fools’ Day

"In response to allegations by activists that today is #ETVday, ETV announced today is the only day of the year that it does not own. #April1"

1 April 2014

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Cameroonians Mourn Exiled Music Icon Lapiro de Mbanga

Lapiro de Mbanga, a Cameroonian protest singer and spokesperson of the downtrodden, died of cancer in the United States on March 16, 2014.

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AfricanHadithi, a News Portal Dedicated to Telling Africa's Story

"The truth is that Africa is a continent bubbling with unending stories."

31 March 2014

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Geo-Mapping Tools and Data Analysis Redefine Reporting in Africa

Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism and Land Quest investigate environment and development issues.

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