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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: 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: AFRICAN UNION HOLIDAY RESORT

For many people, despite huge economic growth across the continent, the African Union is not doing enough to tackle the challenges facing Africans today. It's almost as if Africa's leaders treat the organization as their own...

Video: PASTOR AZUIKE & MRS OBIBI

Naija's most extrovert evangelical preacher, Pastor Azuike, hits the streets of Lagos one last time. This time he visits the home of a Nigerian internet entrepreneur: Mrs Iheoma Obibi. Pastor Azuike THINKS that Mrs Obibi runs a web...

Video: AFRICA'S OWN JAMES BOND

The Ethiopian government uses surveillance technology to spy on political rivals, reports Human Rights Watch. Rwanda's President Paul Kagame has been accused of ordering extra-judicial assassinations. Cue James Bondu... Africa's...

Video highlights

My Song: Dropping rhymes to promote girl power
At age 7, Congolese rapper Oracle was forced to leave her parental home in...
My Song: Patience Musa's road to self-discovery
After going through disappointing relationships with friends and business...
DRAGONS' DEN (BOKO HARAM EDITION)
Boko Haram's attacks across Nigeria continue relentlessly. Their brazen...