Sub-Saharan Africa

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Our News' Sub-Saharan Africa section covers the day-to-day international affairs reportage of about 9% of the Earth's total land mass; of a population of over 1 billion; of 46 different nations and their respective governments. All of this is possible through fast, innovative and decentralized journalism, enabling us to connect professional and amateur writers alike with a vast and global audience.


Mark Swilling

It’s been almost a year since the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture in South Africa began to hear testimony. Also known as the Zondo Commission, it is…

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János Besenyő

Russia has never had an African colony. It stayed out of the scramble for Africa, only engaging with African states in the 19th Century. In 1869, for instance, the Russians…

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Andrew Edward Tchie

Following months of protests, and a prolonged sit-in outside the military headquarters in Khartoum, Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was placed under house arrest on April 11 as the country’s military…

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Professor Mark Swilling analyses the alleged involvement of #SouthAfrican President Jacob Zuma in driving the… https://t.co/yBfcNvyRCg

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Manuela Lavinas Picq, Professor of International Relations at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, analyses how the… https://t.co/VkjMTsbezq

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“Is it time to toss the practical and normative benefits of #democratic institutions, rights, and processes to meet… https://t.co/KqtsxyDbLV

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