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Wednesday 16 April  
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Kigali, Rwanda
Kigali, Rwanda

Rwanda's reconciliation and press freedom: a work in progress

Our blogger in Kigali responds to recent media commentary on Rwanda's lack of civil and political development. By Sunny Ntayombya, Kigali
Urban farming: cushioning food insecurities
Urban farming: cushioning food insecurities
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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's urban farmers combat food insecurity - illegally

Residents in Bulawayo's high density urban suburbs have taken to farming vacant plots of land after last year’s unexpected rains, thereby cushioning themselves against rising food costs and
Crossing the ethnic divide through love.
Crossing the ethnic divide through love.
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Bujumbura, Burundi
Bujumbura, Burundi

Burundi's interethnic relations: a shift in perception

For Burundi's Hutus and Tutsis, past decades have been marked by civil wars and massacres. This antagonism has long made interethnic marriage almost impossible. But now a new generation is showing a
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Article: What does security mean to African women?

A Ugandan blogger argues that war crimes against women are rooted in a security struggle that women have to deal with day to day. By Rosebell Kagumire, Kampala

Article: What do Ituri residents say about the Katanga verdict?

Many young Ituri residents welcomed the International Criminal Court’s sentence against Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga. They hope it will deter future offenders in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Article: What's beneath Uganda's miniskirt ban?

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni late last month signed into law the anti-pornography bill that, among other things, criminalizes what it describes as “indecent show”.

Video: MUSEVENI STARS IN THE LONG WALK TO RE-ELECTION

A newly passed Ugandan law imposes lifetime prison sentences on homosexuals and hefty jail terms for gay rights activists. A legitimated political decision? Or an opportunist strategy by the powers that be?

Article: My Song: Edith We Utonga challenging leadership in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean singer Edith We Utonga has been called confrontational, too outspoken and arrogant. The slams have usually come after speaking her mind on topics like the one she explores on ‘Hutungamiri’.

Article: CONFESSIONS WITH PASTOR AZUIKE (JASON NJOKU)

Say Amen! because it's time for another 'Confessions with Pastor Azuike'. Today's show features Nigerian millionaire and internet entrepreneur Jason Njoku.

Article: Eight things you need to know about the Katanga case at the ICC

This Friday, the International Criminal Court is due to deliver a verdict in its case against Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga. What else do you need to know? By Janet Anderson, The Hague

Video: My Song: Myko Ouma's jazzed-up lullaby of hope

A lullaby he heard after visiting his family in northern Uganda inspired jazz guitarist Myko Ouma to write ‘Aluru’.

Article: Laurent Gbabgo, 2015 presidential hopeful?

Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara was in Paris for much of last month for surgery related to sciatica. He’s due back home on Sunday.

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