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Monday 21 April  
What's Up Africa
What's Up Africa
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AFRICAN UNION HOLIDAY RESORT

For many people, despite huge economic growth across the continent, the African Union is not doing enough to tackle the challenges facing Africans today. It's almost as if Africa's leaders treat the
Tpetrine Nyageah Kong supports 30 people with what little she makes with her street side teashop in Tomping IDP camp in Juba, South Sudan
Tpetrine Nyageah Kong supports 30 people with what little she makes with her street side teashop in Tomping IDP camp in Juba, South Sudan
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Juba, South Sudan
Juba, South Sudan

Surviving in South Sudan's IDP camps

In December last year, a conflict started between government troops of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and forces loyal to former vice president Riek Machar. Thousands of people have been killed
Growing biofortified beans in Rwanda. The individual in the photo is not mentioned in the story.
Growing biofortified beans in Rwanda. The individual in the photo is not mentioned in the story.
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Nyagatare, Rwanda
Nyagatare, Rwanda

Biofortified beans to fight 'hidden hunger' in Rwanda

In Rwanda beans are staple food. In a country 44 percent of the country’s 12 million people suffer from malnutrition and micronutrient deficiency, biofortified foods, like beans, are seen as a solution to
Cartoon of the week
Cartoon of the week
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The Passion of the African Christ

Many Christians are concluding their observation of Holy Week, which culminates in Jesus' crucifixion and death. Cartoonist Damien Glez imagined what the scene might have looked like had it occurred
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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.

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

Video highlights

My Song: Mista Poa's dreams for a better DR Congo
Eastern DRC has long been wrought by armed conflicts, killing and...
PASTOR AZUIKE & MRS OBIBI
Naija's most extrovert evangelical preacher, Pastor Azuike, hits the...