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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: A FACEBOOK LOOK BACK FOR ROBERT MUGABE

Zimbabwe’s president just turned 90. What a perfect occasion for him to follow the latest Facebook fad and release a sweet little montage of his favourite photos and posts.

Article: In Gulu, a brother's search for his missing sister

A northern Ugandan man has spent the last nine years looking for his sister. Strange though it may sound, his only hope is that she was taken by Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army. By Gladys Oroma, Gulu

Article: Conflict on DRC, Zambia border threatens regional trade

Although traffic at the DRC, Zambia border post of Kasumbalesa has returned to normal following the death of two truckers at the beginning of 2014, many say they fear for their lives. By Eprahim Nsingo, Lusaka

Article: Zimbabwean villagers cornered by flood disaster

For 47-year-old terminally ill Artwell Mandava from Mwenezi district in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo Province, reaching the nearest clinic in his area has become impossible, rendered so by two flooded rivers lying between his village and acces

Article: My Song: Ammara Brown on 'More Sugar Daddy'

Zimbabwe’s Afro-fusion singer Ammara Brown sees it happening more and more: women falling in love with so-called sugar daddies.

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Congo (Kinshasa) Congo (Kinshasa) Article: A death of a journalist

Article: A death of a journalist

Last week, radio journalist Germain Kennedy Muliwavyo (30) was killed in an ambush while covering military operations of government forces in eastern Congo.

Article: South Africa: 'Bafana Bafana' vs ‘Mandela Magic’

If South Africa's governance continues on its current path, the country faces a "Bafana Bafana" scenario in which it remains a "perennial underachiever, always playing in the second league", says a local think tank.

Video: FOOTBALL IS A RELIGION IN NIGERIA

Pastor Azuike is back in Lagos for Social Media Week Lagos. He took some time out of his busy schedule to make this short teaser.

Article: EU lifts sanctions on Mugabe’s inner circle

The EU has suspended targeted sanctions against eight ZANU PF officials but kept the restrictive measures on President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace. By Mthulisi Mathuthu, as published by partners SW Radio Africa

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