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Friday 24 October  
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
Fatou Bensouda in 2012
Fatou Bensouda in 2012
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The Hague, Netherlands
The Hague, Netherlands

Fatou Bensouda and the Uncle Tom syndrome

The ICC has garnered a bad rap in Africa, and it should do something about that, says our blogger Sunny Ntayomba.   On October 8, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta appeared before the International
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Showing items for Africa on RNW

Video: AFRICA'S MOST FEARLESS REPORTER!?

The West tells us Africa is big news, but whenever big news happens outside Africa, the continent gets forgotten.

Article: Circumcision in Zimbabwe: 'I don't want my item chopped off'

Circumcision is being pushed in many African countries as a means to help reduce HIV infection and the risk of cervical cancer.

Article: How Ale in South Sudan 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 Ale in Juba, South Sudan.

Article: Young Burundian ex-hacker with a genial idea

Chris Irakoze, 24, launched a computer application for skimming through the Burundi news in one second. His invention is the result of a lot of research, curiosity and also… hacking. By Armel-Gilbert Bukeyeneza, Bujumbura

Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014
Netherlands Netherlands Article: Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014

Article: Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014

At the height of summer, Amsterdam is the gay centre of the world. And RNW will be standing up for sexual rights and human rights at Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014 (July 26 – August 2).

Article: “I fast all year round, except during Ramadan”

The period of fasting observed by Muslims has ended. Thirty days of prayer and constant dedication to Allah, with no food or drink from sunrise to sunset.

Article: Kenya: gang rape victim wished for her child's death

During the 2007/8 post-election violence in Kenya, Elizabeth fell victim to gang rape. As a result, she became mother of Neema, now six years old.

Article: Stop the gay-bashing. Africa should focus on other things

RNW Blogger Shaun Matsheza explains why he believes that 'what every raging homophobe needs is to sit down and talk to someone who is on the receiving end of their vitriol.'  By Shaun Matsheza, Hilversum

Video: My Song: Working ‘the field’ to reap the benefits of being Zimbabwean

Zimbabwean singer Netsayi flipped the script of an old song by fellow countryman and legendary musician Thomas Mapfumo. Her track ‘Sara Regina’ tells the story of Regina who is urged to stay home and work the field.

Article: Northern Nigeria: Looking back on the year 2000 attacks

Did you attend school fearing for your life? Did you have a neighbour who wished he had killed you when he had the chance?

Video highlights

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...
My Song: Facing the roaring lion
Yves Nzeyimana Kana, lead singer of Afro-rock band Trezzor from Rwanda,...