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Working ‘the field’ to reap the benefits of being Zimbabwean
Working ‘the field’ to reap the benefits of being Zimbabwean
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Harare, Zimbabwe
Harare, Zimbabwe

Working ‘the field’ to reap the benefits of being Zimbabwean

Zimbabwean singer Netsayi flipped the script of an old song by fellow countryman and legendary musician Thomas Mapfumo. Her track ‘Sara Regina’ tells the story of Regina who is urged to stay
Joke Adetunji
Joke Adetunji
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Oyo State, Nigeria
Oyo State, Nigeria

Northern Nigeria: Looking back on the year 2000 attacks

Did you attend school fearing for your life? Did you have a neighbour who wished he had killed you when he had the chance? As members of an ethnic and religious minority, Joke Adetunji and her family were
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Article: Unfolding humanitarian disaster in Zimbabwe

When the Tokwe-Mukosi dam wall in the Chivi basin region in Zimbabwe breached in early January of this year, the government had found a perfect excuse to expel 18,000 people who had been living there since they were born.

Article: Domestic violence in Nigeria: "I’m only with him because of our children, I don't feel anything for him."

Domestic violence is something that happens all over the world, but in many societies in Africa it’s just swept under the carpet. Should police or neighbors intervene? Or is it a private matter between two individuals?

Article: Prostitution: the downside of UN presence in Uganda

Prostitution is rampant in Entebbe with UN personnel providing much of the demand and young girls being the supply. But the root cause remains youth unemployment.

Article: Cameroon end World Cup with a whimper

Three matches, three defeats, and Cameroon are out of the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil.

Video: My Song: Patience Musa's road to self-discovery

After going through disappointing relationships with friends and business partners, Zimbabwean jazz singer Patience Musa realized that in life you simply can’t completely trust everyone. 

Article: Ivory Coast still in running for World Cup

AllAfrica football analyst Nick Said thinks that The Elephants still stand a chance of making it to the second round of the football World Cup in Brazil. In the last group game, Ivory Coast take on Greece.

Video: DRAGONS' DEN (BOKO HARAM EDITION)

Boko Haram's attacks across Nigeria continue relentlessly. Their brazen kidnap of over 200 school girls from Chibok in northern Nigerian made headlines everywhere.

Article: World Refugee Day

Today is World Refugee Day. Established by the United Nations in 2001, World Refugee Day is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.

Article: Ivorian football is now a tool for political rehabilitation

In the last two decades, the successes and failures of the Ivorian national football team have become an established tool for the political leaders of Ivory Coast to strengthen their sagging reputations.

Article: Young drug addicts in Zimbabwe

In recent years, the use of drugs has been on the increase among youths in Africa.

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...