It’s not uncommon for poverty-stricken youth in rural Zimbabwe to find work as housemaids and gardeners in the city. While urban households thrive on the affordable services, these young domestic workers
Do Nigerians bleed green and white?! In this last episode in a trio brought to you from the streets of Lagos, Ikenna asks just the right questions to reveal people’s true colours. Matchy-matchy patriotic or open to other palettes?
Nigeria is committed to negotiations on a “multi-lateral and internationally and effectively verifiable treaty banning the production of fissile materials for nuclear weapons”, said President Goodluck Jonathan at the Nuclea
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, few people are surprised when a woman drops her apron for a job to help support her household. But many were surprised when Maombi Aristide chose to become a bricklayer.
What's Up Africa got people on the streets of Lagos talking about corruption. To get the conversation going, Ikenna brings up a brand-new government-issued chart that lists official bribery rates. Say whaaa?!
The Malian and Ivorian political crises have resulted in the biggest number of refugees in the region. Brewing insecurity could mean they’ll be unable to return home any time soon as armed groups remain a threat to West Africa.
A French court last week found former soldier Pascal Simbikangwa guilty of genocide and complicity in crimes against humanity committed in Rwanda in 1994. Our blogger in Kigali has something to say about that.
In a brand-new segment, What’s Up Africa hits the streets to ask the questions that people somewhere somehow want answers to. This episode: Ikenna asks folks in Lagos what really think of the Same-Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act.