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Wednesday 24 September  
Colorized scanning electron micrograph of filamentous Ebola virus particles (blue)
Colorized scanning electron micrograph of filamentous Ebola virus particles (blue)
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Ebola reveals the dark side of Africa’s infrastructure frenzy

The deadly disease Ebola is spreading like wildfire on the African continent. Our blogger Sunny Ntayombya blames Africa's economic development that has led to an improved transport infrastructure. Where
The participants of the non-fiction writing workshop in Uganda
The participants of the non-fiction writing workshop in Uganda
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Kampala, Uganda
Kampala, Uganda

Women’s freedom of speech: old challenges, new solutions

During a creative non-fiction writing workshop in Uganda, 22 female writers from across Africa exchanged trade secrets about creating spaces for getting their voices heard. By Jennifer Thorpe
Back to school: roll calls in Africa and Gaza
Back to school: roll calls in Africa and Gaza
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Gaza, Palestinian Territory
Gaza, Palestinian Territory

Back to school: roll calls in Africa and Gaza

After the school holidays, it's back to school for children in primary and secondary education. But unfortunately not for all children. Cartoonist Charles N'Guessan empathises with Palestinian
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South Sudan's birthday cake
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Article: South Sudan's birthday cake

Today it’s three years ago that the world’s youngest country was born. After decades of struggle, during which an estimated 1.9 million people died, South Sudan broke away from Sudan to become independent.

Foreigners in the DRC
Congo (Kinshasa) Congo (Kinshasa) Article: Foreigners in the DRC

Article: Foreigners in the DRC

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo intends to count the number of foreigners living on its territory. There’s only one small problem though: the latest reliable demographic statistics are 30 years old.

Article: "Third term for DRC President Kabila will wreak social havoc"

Proposals to review the Democratic Republic of Congo’s constitution to permit President Joseph Kabila to seek a third term of office, if accepted, will only plunge the Congolese further into poverty and insecurity, both his political

Article: Africa: Four reasons skilled workers leave - and how to keep them

As African countries pursue policies designed to encourage economic growth, freer movement of talented people is becoming an increasingly important issue, argues Khalid Koser.

Article: Mobile teachers, doctors and vets improve life in Ethiopia's Somali Region

While mobile services have existed in several forms for decades in Ethiopia’s Somali Region, in recent years the regional government together with various NGOs have led an initiative to substantially increase these services across the

Article: My Song: The life lessons of Prudence Katomeni Mbofana

With a son who is an aspiring musician, Zimbabwean singer Prudence Katomeni Mbofana felt she needed to give him some sort of advice about the industry. 

Article: Unlucky Nigeria ousted by France. Last African participant knocked out of World Cup

Since last night it’s all over for the African squads in the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil. According to AllAfrica football analyst Nick Said, Nigeria had their chances against France in their second round encounter.

Article: We can choose to let 'white' women be

It’s a Saturday. My friends and I are meeting up for a girls' day out in a popular ice cream joint in Kampala. As we are settling in, a ‘white’ woman walks in and takes the next table.

Article: Best and worst of Africa on World Cup stage

While Africa celebrates the success of Nigeria and Algeria, the number of African teams in the knockout stage of the football World Cup could have been greater, argues AllAfrica football analyst Nick Said.

Video highlights

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