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Ghanian couple
Ghanian couple
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Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Public display of affection? Not in Africa

At the beginning of the new academic year, the University of Zimbabwe issued a list of 'misconducts that attract immediate eviction from halls of residence'. Number 4 on the list: 'Caught in
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
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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.”

Article: Blind Zimbabwean teacher: “My ears are my eyes”

The blind Zimbabwean high school teacher Jacob Gwenanguruwe is one of the first disabled educators in the country to teach abled-bodied students.

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Ivory Coast Ivory Coast Article: Return of the BAD boys

Article: Return of the BAD boys

The African Development Bank (Banque Africaine de Développement in French, or BAD) returns to the Ivorian economic capital Abidjan after 11 years of absence, during which period it was located in Tunis following the start of the mili

Video: My Song: Bringing down the system with hip hop

Senegalese rapper Didier Awadi is considered as one of Africa's hip hop pioneers, who has been paving the way for the genre since 1984.

Article: LGBT visibility in Africa also brings backlash

Twenty years ago, the African LGBT movement was practically invisible. But now that it is, LGBT people are met with more resistance than before. Gay rights activists however see the bright side.

Article: Irresponsible HIV reporting in Kenya

Newspaper coverage of the latest Kenyan HIV statistics has tended to sketch a doomsday scenario – for which there is no evidence.

Article: US military joins Ebola response in West Africa

The US military over the weekend formally began to support the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Article: 9 things we should know about the African Court of Justice and Human Rights

There are three rather negative and six fairly positive aspects about the future African Court of Justice and Human Rights. Our reporter Sophie van Leeuwen has listed them below.

Article: How Emeka in Nigeria surfs the web

How do you surf the web? RNW posed this question to readers around the world. This week we bring you an interactive portrait of Emeka in Lagos, Nigeria.

Video: My Song: Dreaming of money to buy dreams

It’s an old and well-known saying: ‘Money makes the world go round’. And although a stack of dollar bills might not be able to solve all the problems in the world, it can be very helpful indeed.

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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,...