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What's Up Africa

What's Up Africa

What’s up Africa is presented by RNW producer Ikenna Azuike, who was inspired by the successful American video blogger Ray William Johnson. In his video blog Ikenna takes a quizzical look at what’s hip, hot, eye-catching or...

Video: THE WORLD'S MOST LETHAL EPIDEMIC IS NOT EBOLA, IT'S THIS…

The spread of Ebola across West Africa is sad and shocking, but there's something far worse going on according to Ikenna. And that's how fast the BLAME for the disease is spreading. And whilst everyone focuses on blaming one...

Video: THE WORST AFRICAN CHARITY APPEAL VIDEO. EVER.

South Sudan is expected to experience one of the worst famines of all time in Africa. But because the situation there is not yet, technically, a famine according to United Nations rules, and rather a hunger 'crisis', none of the...

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. But perhaps this won't be the case for much longer… Find out why and get ready for lots more satire and comedy as...

Video: MTV CRIBS NIGERIA (COLLEGE EDITION)

Nigerian students and lecturers are unhappy with their government.

Video: MERIAM IBRAHIM ON AFRICA'S FIRST RELIGIOUS GAME SHOW

Mrs Meriam Ibrahim, 27, was recently sentenced to 100 lashes and death by hanging in Sudan. Her crimes, under Sudanese Islamic law, were committing adultery and apostasy. Although it is the courts in the Sudanese capital Khartoum that...

Video: ZONE 9 BLOGGER PARADISE IN ETHIOPIA

Ethiopia has a bad reputation when it comes to press freedom. But is that accurate? Are the latest arrests of six bloggers and three journalists (symbolised by the #FreeZone9Bloggers campaign) a symptom of a larger crackdown on the freedom...

Article: KENYAN SOMALIS IN RACIAL PROFILING STORM

Kenya's community of ethnic Somalis are under suspicion. At least that's how they feel since the Kenyan government announced operation "Usalama" - a crackdown against Somali terrorist group al-Shebaab ...

Video: DEALING WITH SCHOOLGIRL KIDNAPS, GOODLUCK STYLE

Heavy criticism has been hurled at Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan for his response to the abduction of 234 schoolgirls by Boko Haram in the country’s north-east. Well, what better way to understand the philosophy guiding...

Video: POOR AFRICAN COUNTRY? JUST REBASE!

Africa is booming. Even more so now that some governments are rebasing – basically a fancy way of saying improving your country's economic figures. Nigeria and Ghana have done it and Kenya is next. Is rebasing...

Article: MILITARY CHIC IN ERITREA, SO PASSÉ

Young Eritreans are forced into military and national service for many years – a situation critics say leads to human rights violations. It’s time for a shrewd specialist on sub-Saharan Africa to analyze the effects of the...

Video highlights

THE WORST AFRICAN CHARITY APPEAL VIDEO. EVER.
South Sudan is expected to experience one of the worst famines of all time...
AFRICA'S MOST FEARLESS REPORTER!?
The West tells us Africa is big news, but whenever big news happens outside...