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Thursday 28 August  
Second-hand clothes trade in the streets of Harare
Second-hand clothes trade in the streets of Harare
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Harare, Netherlands
Harare, Netherlands

Making a living in Zimbabwe by smuggling second-hand clothes

In Zimbabwe, where at least 450 people become unemployed every week, finding a formal job proves to be impossible for many youths. Some have resorted to smuggling second-hand clothes from Mozambique to make a
29-year-old Grace is a sports journalist from Harare, Zimbabwe
29-year-old Grace is a sports journalist from Harare, Zimbabwe
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Harare, Zimbabwe
Harare, Zimbabwe

How Grace in Zimbabwe surfs the web

How do you surf the web? RNW posed this question to readers around the world. This week we bring you an interactive portrait of Grace from Harare, Zimbabwe. Use your mouse to hover over the icons and read
Majidah Nantanda, Uganda's first female football coach
Majidah Nantanda, Uganda's first female football coach
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Kampala, Uganda
Kampala, Uganda

Uganda’s first female coach of the women’s football team

Women playing football has become more accepted in Uganda over the past 15 years. Since 2007, the national women’s team even has a female coach, Majidah Nantanda. Still, according to Nantanda,
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Article: How to stop Ebola from spreading?

The Ebola virus continues to claim lives in West Africa. According to the latest statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO), there are 1,848 cases reported with 1,013 deaths.

Article: My Song: Walking away from the love of your life

When Zimbabwean R&B singer Nyasha Timbe’s girlfriend left for the UK, he felt somewhat abandoned. For two years they held on strong, calling each other almost every day and trying to maintain their relationship.

Article: Zimbabwe opposition politics out of touch with the youth

The shortfalls exhibited by Zimbabwe’s opposition parties have only served to discourage youths from participating in politics.

Article: Teaching science in the Ugandan countryside

A group of young university graduates wanted to promote the teaching of science to students living in rural regions.

South Sudan famine
South Sudan South Sudan Article: South Sudan famine

Article: South Sudan famine

According to a top UN official South Sudan is facing a "humanitarian catastrophe". A famine is looming with almost 4 million people facing food insecurity.

Video: AFRICA'S MOST FEARLESS REPORTER!?

The West tells us Africa is big news, but whenever big news happens outside Africa, the continent gets forgotten.

Article: Circumcision in Zimbabwe: 'I don't want my item chopped off'

Circumcision is being pushed in many African countries as a means to help reduce HIV infection and the risk of cervical cancer.

Article: How Ale in South Sudan surfs the web

How do you surf the web? RNW posed this question to readers around the world. This week we bring you an interactive portrait of Ale in Juba, South Sudan.

Article: Young Burundian ex-hacker with a genial idea

Chris Irakoze, 24, launched a computer application for skimming through the Burundi news in one second. His invention is the result of a lot of research, curiosity and also… hacking. By Armel-Gilbert Bukeyeneza, Bujumbura

Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014
Netherlands Netherlands Article: Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014

Article: Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014

At the height of summer, Amsterdam is the gay centre of the world. And RNW will be standing up for sexual rights and human rights at Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014 (July 26 – August 2).