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Friday 24 October  
Schoolgirls in Zimbabwe, 2006. The girls do not appear in the story.
Schoolgirls in Zimbabwe, 2006. The girls do not appear in the story.
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Harare, Zimbabwe
Harare, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean girls embrace technology for change

The digital age is dawning for young Zimbabwean girls and women as they develop new forms of technology that will improve their lives and communities. By Michelle Chifamba The Zimbabwean version of the
Fatou Bensouda in 2012
Fatou Bensouda in 2012
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The Hague, Netherlands
The Hague, Netherlands

Fatou Bensouda and the Uncle Tom syndrome

The ICC has garnered a bad rap in Africa, and it should do something about that, says our blogger Sunny Ntayomba.   On October 8, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta appeared before the International
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Article: Who owns Kenya?

The 2010 constitution prevents foreigners from owning land in Kenya, but as Kenyans have come to find out, implementing these provisions is complicated by the ambiguous nature of the law and deliberate moves by the landed class to frustrate

Article: ‘Boko Haram is not Islam’, say young Nigerian Muslims

Islamic insurgent groups such as Boko Haram use the Qur’an to justify their actions. This has led many non-Muslims to see Muslims – especially those with full beards and dressed in hijab – as terrorists.

Video: THIS MUST BE THE MOST (IN)APPROPRIATE WAY TO SELECT AFRICAN REFUGEES!

It's increasingly difficult for Ethiopian, Eritrean and Sudanese refugees escaping persecution and torture to find safe homes abroad.

Article: Ebola reveals the dark side of Africa’s infrastructure frenzy

The deadly disease Ebola is spreading like wildfire on the African continent. Our blogger Sunny Ntayombya blames Africa's economic development that has led to an improved transport infrastructure.

Article: Women’s freedom of speech: old challenges, new solutions

During a creative non-fiction writing workshop in Uganda, 22 female writers from across Africa exchanged trade secrets about creating spaces for getting their voices heard. By Jennifer Thorpe

Back to school: roll calls in Africa and Gaza
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Article: Back to school: roll calls in Africa and Gaza

After the school holidays, it's back to school for children in primary and secondary education. But unfortunately not for all children.

Article: 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 living.

Article: Our native languages matter too

What’s in a name? What’s in a language? When I was growing up, I was very proud of my name. Shaun is a good-sounding name I think; very international, and it fits into the Anglo-Saxon tradition quite well.

Article: Speaking my mother tongue? No thanks, English please!

Africa, with all its diverse cultures, boasts more than 2000 languages, which is almost one third of the world’s native languages according to the United Nations. But these languages are gradually becoming extinct. How do yo

Article: Boko Haram threat dangerously exploited by elites

“In Nigeria, where pursuit of power regularly trumps a sense of responsibility to the citizenry, Boko Haram is used as a political football to score cynical personal and partisan goals.”

Video highlights

My Song: N'kash the fearless albino rapper
For many people living with albinism the situation in some parts of Africa...
My Song: Facing the roaring lion
Yves Nzeyimana Kana, lead singer of Afro-rock band Trezzor from Rwanda,...