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Thursday 17 April  
Claudine Umuhoza
Claudine Umuhoza
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Kigali, Rwanda
Kigali, Rwanda

Trauma still fresh for Rwanda's survivors of genocidal rape

Claudine Umuhoza’s son turned 19 this April 1. And while he may be one of at least thousands of children who were conceived during the Rwandan genocide, he’s not officially classified as a survivor
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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 insecurity.
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: 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

Article: Mugabe pardons 2000 prisoners facing hunger

Two thousand prisoners are expected to have walked to freedom by the end of this week, following an amnesty order by President Robert Mugabe. By Mthulisi Mathuthu, as published by our partner SW Radio Africa

Article: ICI forum: a kick-start for young Ivoirian entrepreneurs

The 2014 edition of the forum Investir en Côte d’Ivoire (ICI) ended optimistically for several young Ivoirians who received funding to launch their projects.

Article: The Ugandan traffic app to tackle corruption

The terrible roads of Uganda cause endless delays and kill thousands every year.

Article: My Song: Jaqee on 'Hero'

Ugandan singer Jaqee learned at a young age that her voice was her strongest weapon in getting heard in the patriarchal culture that surrounded her.

Article: South Africa’s law to stop hate crimes against gays

“Every day I live in fear that I will be raped,” said Thembela*, one of thousands of lesbians across South Africa being terrorised by the scourge of “corrective rape”. By Melany Bendix, Cape Town

Article: Ocampo's thoughts on Syria at the ICC

This past week Luis Moreno Ocampo was splashed across Kenyan media, following an interview conducted by RNW for The Hague Trials Kenya.

Article: SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK LAGOS (#WUA Promo)

Social Media Week is one of the world's biggest social media conferences, and for the second time it's also being hosted in the bright lights of Lagos, Nigeria.

Video: HOT NEW APPS FOR 2014

What's APP, Africa?! Social Media Week Lagos begins on Monday. And for the occasion there are three hot new smartphone apps to unveil: iBribe, iApologize and DictoCorrect.

Article: How Evelyn 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 Evelyn from Lagos, Nigeria.

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PASTOR AZUIKE & MRS OBIBI
Naija's most extrovert evangelical preacher, Pastor Azuike, hits the...
My Song: Kuku pleads for Goodluck Jonathan's compassion
Nigerian musician Kuku remembers watching news coverage of Occupy...