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Solange Lusiku Nsimire
Solange Lusiku Nsimire
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Bukavu, Congo (Kinshasa)
Bukavu, Congo (Kinshasa)

Solange Lusiku: “At Le Souverain we know no fear”

On October 22 Solange Lusiku Nsimire, chief editor of Le Souverain, a newspaper published in Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), received the Courage in Journalism Award from the International
Anti-Ebola banner on a car in Monrovia, Liberia
Anti-Ebola banner on a car in Monrovia, Liberia
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Ebola threatens food security in West Africa

The widespread outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, which has resulted in over 4,500 deaths so far, is also threatening to trigger a food crisis in the three countries already plagued by poverty and hunger. By
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Article: Kenyatta's massive ICC entourage

Today is a crucial day for the trial against Uhuru Kenyatta, the president of Kenya, at the International Criminal Court.

Article: So what if President Uhuru goes to The Hague!

Yesterday, the ICC ruled that President Uhuru Kenyatta should attend, in person, the status conference on 8 October 2014 to discuss pending requests about his case.

Article: EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE OF GHANAIAN FOOTBALLERS BEING ABUSED (BY THEIR OWN F.A.)

Ghanaian footballers have a bad reputation internationally because they asked the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to pay them bonuses before agreeing to play.

Article: Ugandan government labels youth unemployment campaigners as ‘terrorists’

Doreen Nyanjura (25), a former Makerere University student, initiated a campaign to register the unemployed youth of Uganda.

Video: My Song: Facing the roaring lion

Yves Nzeyimana Kana, lead singer of Afro-rock band Trezzor from Rwanda, always dreamt of becoming a musician. However his father objected as he found education more important than music.

Article: World Animal Day

Today is World Animal Day, like every year. World Animal Day was started in Florence, Italy in 1931 at a convention of ecologists as a way of highlighting the plight of endangered species.

Article: Pregnant Ugandan student cries foul over suspension

Several female students from a university in Uganda are crying foul after they were suspended for conceiving from Uganda Christian University (UCU) in the city of Mukono earlier this year.

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.

Video highlights

My Song: Liza Kamizazi’s gift to Rwanda’s next generation
When Rwandan singer Liza Kamikazi was about to adopt a baby boy, she was...
My Song: N'kash the fearless albino rapper
For many people living with albinism the situation in some parts of Africa...