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RNW Amsterdam Gay pride activists 2014
RNW Amsterdam Gay pride activists 2014
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Hilversum, Netherlands
Hilversum, Netherlands

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
Working ‘the field’ to reap the benefits of being Zimbabwean
Working ‘the field’ to reap the benefits of being Zimbabwean
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Harare, Zimbabwe
Harare, Zimbabwe

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
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Article: Ugandan lawyer revolutionises access to justice with just an iPhone and Facebook

When Gerald Abila received an iPhone as a gift almost two years ago, the Ugandan law student didn’t just use it to text his friends.

Article: How Samir 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 Samir from Juba, South Sudan.

African Chocolate Championship
Ivory Coast Ivory Coast Article: A cocoa fantasy in Ivory Coast

Article: A cocoa fantasy in Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast - the 'Cocoa Republic' - wasn't able to welcome the participants of the first African Chocolate Championship, due to lack of budget.

Video: MERIAM IBRAHIM ON AFRICA'S FIRST RELIGIOUS GAME SHOW

Mrs Meriam Ibrahim, 27, was recently sentenced to 100 lashes and death by hanging in Sudan. Her crimes, under Sudanese Islamic law, were committing adultery and apostasy.

Article: 'Nigeria still in denial about Biafran War'

The author of Half of Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Adichie, has accused Nigeria of denial in relation to the events of the Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Biafran War. By Onyinye Muomah, as published by our partner Premium Times

Article: Bitter drinks at an Acholi reconciliation ceremony

In northern Uganda, the Acholi people practice a traditional method of justice called mato oput. It is performed after someone has committed murder and shown remorse.

Should the need arise... a toilet in the middle of nowhere, South Africa
South Africa South Africa Article: The poor's poo problem

Article: The poor's poo problem

For Cape Town’s growing number of poor, having no access to toilets is an all too familiar phenomenon, which causes serious health problems.

Article: 'As long as it's out of my sight': Transgender in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean society, like many parts of Africa, is not very welcoming to lesbians, gays, transgenders, bisexual and intersex people (LGBTIs).

Article: Somalia: "Kenyan refugee expulsion will lead to chaos and anarchy"

The Somali government says that the hasty repatriation and mass deportation of Somalians by Kenya could compromise recent, critical security improvements made by regional governments against the Islamic extremist group, al-Shebaab.

Video highlights

My Song: Patience Musa's road to self-discovery
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DRAGONS' DEN (BOKO HARAM EDITION)
Boko Haram's attacks across Nigeria continue relentlessly. Their brazen...