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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
The BAD boys are back
The BAD boys are back
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Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Abidjan, Ivory Coast

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
Masked Kenyan supporters of the LGBT community stage a protest against Uganda's anti-gay bill in February 2014
Masked Kenyan supporters of the LGBT community stage a protest against Uganda's anti-gay bill in February 2014
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NO LOCATION,
NO LOCATION,

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. “In a
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Article: How Godfrey 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 Godfrey from Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe.

Article: Ugandan student forced into porn now under threat

A Ugandan university student who was trafficked and forced to act in porn films vows to continue with the campaign against human trafficking in spite of threats. By Joseph Elunya, Kampala

Article: I'm in love with my teacher

Teachers and high school students are having romantic relationships, whether we want it or not. The question is: is it a bad thing when teachers and their pupils are in love with each other? And should something be done about it?

Article: Uganda’s white-collar motorcycle taxi drivers

Ugandan authorities are grappling with a new kind of problem: school teachers dodging classes to operate a motorcycle taxi business. By Joseph Elunya, Bukudea

Article: Young southern Zimbabweans shun the army

Young men and women from Matabeleland in southern Zimbabwe are shunning recruitment in the army, largely because of bitterness over past military atrocities.

Article: Super Malala in Nigeria

This week, Malala Yousafza visited Nigeria in support of the school girls that were kidnapped by Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram three months ago, and their parents.

Article: Making a living as a Zimbabwean poet

Zimbabwean poet Tendai Maduwa doesn’t offer his poetry “free of charge”, as he puts it. “I commercialise my services just like any other artist.” By Jeffrey Moyo, Harare

Article: How Novo 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 Novo from Egbeda in Nigeria.

Article: South Sudanese children starving while aid falling short

Even as aid workers are warning that children in South Sudan are falling victim to mass malnutrition, international agencies are said to be missing their fundraising goals and failing to avert a looming famine in the country.

Video: My Song: Dropping rhymes to promote girl power

At age 7, Congolese rapper Oracle was forced to leave her parental home in Kinshasa and move to a place where women were treated differently than the women in the capital. Oracle wasn’t allowed to make music. Because she was a girl.

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My Song: Dreaming of money to buy dreams
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN KENYA IS A SIGN OF LOVE
Several male MPs in Kenya are up in arms at the proposed Protection Against...