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My Song: Fed up with Senegalese society

Fed up with what a group of young Senegalese describe as the state of mind of their society being one of 'defeat', they decided to start a collective called Y'en a Marre, meaning ‘we are fed
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: Ugandan teenagers born with HIV

For many sexually active young people, HIV/AIDS is a threat, an infectious, potentially lethal disease they should protect themselves against. But what if you were born with HIV?

Article: The activist artists of South Sudan

South Sudan’s burgeoning music industry has recently produced two what you might call activist music videos.

Article: Zimbabwean cartoons make leap from YouTube to silver screen

The Bulawayo Show, a series of animated cartoons, started as a hobby for Zimbabwean animator Brucik Lungovich. Now thanks to social media acclaim, his comedic episodes are taking off as a viable commercial venture.

Video: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN KENYA IS A SIGN OF LOVE

Several male MPs in Kenya are up in arms at the proposed Protection Against Domestic Violence Bill. According to critics, parts of the bill infringe on Kenyan culture. Are they right? Or are certain parts of African culture now obsolete?

Article: DRC and Rwanda settle border issues

This week a team of experts from the DRC and Rwanda set out to demarcate their common land border by identifying the boundary stones, based on the data from a 1911 draft agreement between the two colonizing powers at the time, Belgium and G

Article: Building public trust is key in fighting Ebola

Ivory Coast fears to become the next West African country that will be hit by the present Ebola epidemic, which has claimed at least 1,135 lives so far in countries like Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria.

Article: How Grace in Zimbabwe 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 Grace from Harare, Zimbabwe.

Article: Uganda’s first female coach of the women’s football team

Women playing football has become more accepted in Uganda over the past 15 years. Since 2007, the national women’s team even has a female coach, Majidah Nantanda.

Article: Ugandan street children refuse to return home

Gulu Town in northern Uganda has an increasing number of street children, some as young as age seven, who are unable to return home – or simply refuse to.

Article: Laurent Gbagbo and the Ice Bucket Challenge

Ivorian cartoonist Roland Polman tries to imagine what would happen if the former president of his country, Laurent Gbagbo, were to participate in this summer's craze: the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Video highlights

My Song: Liza Kamizazi’s gift to Rwanda’s next generation
When Rwandan singer Liza Kamikazi was about to adopt a baby boy, she was...
My Song: N'kash the fearless albino rapper
For many people living with albinism the situation in some parts of Africa...