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Ndesanjo Machan

Ndesanjo Machan is a blogger, journalist, lawyer, digital activist and new media consultant. He is interested in the relationship between social media and development in the developing world, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa. He is currently the Sub-Saharan Africa Editor at Global Voices.

Journalism by Ndesanjo Machan

Getting a local perspective on the Commission for Africa


The Commission for Africa began in the UK under the leadership of Tony Blair – addressed to the G8 and wider international community. Yet in Tanzania, the British premier's report seems to be lost in translation.