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Tuesday 16 September  
Nigerian women demonstrate for the girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram
Nigerian women demonstrate for the girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram
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Nairobi, Nigeria
Nairobi, Nigeria

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.” * The
Blind high school teacher Jacob Gwenanguruwe
Blind high school teacher Jacob Gwenanguruwe
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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

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. “When the kids are making noise I can figure out the
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South Sudan famine
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Article: South Sudan famine

According to a top UN official South Sudan is facing a "humanitarian catastrophe". A famine is looming with almost 4 million people facing food insecurity.

Video: AFRICA'S MOST FEARLESS REPORTER!?

The West tells us Africa is big news, but whenever big news happens outside Africa, the continent gets forgotten.

Article: Circumcision in Zimbabwe: 'I don't want my item chopped off'

Circumcision is being pushed in many African countries as a means to help reduce HIV infection and the risk of cervical cancer.

Article: How Ale in South Sudan 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 Ale in Juba, South Sudan.

Article: Young Burundian ex-hacker with a genial idea

Chris Irakoze, 24, launched a computer application for skimming through the Burundi news in one second. His invention is the result of a lot of research, curiosity and also… hacking. By Armel-Gilbert Bukeyeneza, Bujumbura

Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014
Netherlands Netherlands Article: Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014

Article: Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014

At the height of summer, Amsterdam is the gay centre of the world. And RNW will be standing up for sexual rights and human rights at Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014 (July 26 – August 2).

Article: “I fast all year round, except during Ramadan”

The period of fasting observed by Muslims has ended. Thirty days of prayer and constant dedication to Allah, with no food or drink from sunrise to sunset.

Article: Kenya: gang rape victim wished for her child's death

During the 2007/8 post-election violence in Kenya, Elizabeth fell victim to gang rape. As a result, she became mother of Neema, now six years old.

Article: Stop the gay-bashing. Africa should focus on other things

RNW Blogger Shaun Matsheza explains why he believes that 'what every raging homophobe needs is to sit down and talk to someone who is on the receiving end of their vitriol.'  By Shaun Matsheza, Hilversum

Video: My Song: 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 home and work the field.

Video highlights

My Song: Bringing down the system with hip hop
Senegalese rapper Didier Awadi is considered as one of Africa's hip hop...
My Song: Dreaming of money to buy dreams
It’s an old and well-known saying: ‘Money makes the world go...
THE WORLD'S MOST LETHAL EPIDEMIC IS NOT EBOLA, IT'S THIS…
The spread of Ebola across West Africa is sad and shocking, but there's...