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Tuesday 2 September  
Still from the Jay Family video
Still from the Jay Family video
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Juba, South Sudan
Juba, South Sudan

The activist artists of South Sudan

South Sudan’s burgeoning music industry has recently produced two what you might call activist music videos. ‘Let’s stand together’ by South Sudan All Stars urges political leaders to
Image from the Bulawayo Show
Image from the Bulawayo Show
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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean cartoons make leap from YouTube to silver screen

The Bulawayo Show, a series of animated cartoons, started as a hobby for Zimbabwean animator Brucik Lungovich. Now thanks to social media acclaim, his comedic episodes are taking off as a viable commercial
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Article: Using photo therapy to exorcise violence in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, with presidential elections coming up next year, violence threatens to re-emerge.

Article: To spank or not to spank?

Spanking or corporal punishment has been a part of African culture for as long as people remember.

Article: South Sudan: Who’s keeping the war going?

With as many as 1.5 million people displaced by conflict and a worsening humanitarian situation, South Sudan's former Vice President Riek Machar has turned down President Salva Kiir's latest peace offer – to incorporate the re

Article: South Africa: (no) Canaan for young Zimbabweans

At age 14, Dambudzo Zijena crossed illegally into South Africa from Zimbabwe in the hopes of finding greener pastures. Six years later, he’s back in Zimbabwe after finding little that resembled his dreams. By Jeffrey Moyo, Harare

Video: THE WORST AFRICAN CHARITY APPEAL VIDEO. EVER.

South Sudan is expected to experience one of the worst famines of all time in Africa.

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
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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.