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Tuesday 23 September  
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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Article: Meditating presidents

Never show a snoozing president on television. NTV, a Ugandan TV station learned that lesson the hard way, when it was banned from covering presidential events which it said showed Uganda President Yoweri Museveni dozing off in parliament.

Article: Problems on and off pitch hurt Black Stars

It's the first time in three football World Cup finals that Ghana has failed to proceed to the second round.

Video: YOWERI MUSEVENI MEDITATING NOT SLEEPING!

Ugandan television station, NTV Uganda, has received a government ban from broadcasting any presidential events.

Article: Super Eagles give hope to Nigeria's displaced

Many Nigerians families in Benué State are living with hunger and discomfort in displacement camps after fleeing attacks on their ancestral homes by Fulani herdsmen.

Article: Unfolding humanitarian disaster in Zimbabwe

When the Tokwe-Mukosi dam wall in the Chivi basin region in Zimbabwe breached in early January of this year, the government had found a perfect excuse to expel 18,000 people who had been living there since they were born.

Article: Domestic violence in Nigeria: "I’m only with him because of our children, I don't feel anything for him."

Domestic violence is something that happens all over the world, but in many societies in Africa it’s just swept under the carpet. Should police or neighbors intervene? Or is it a private matter between two individuals?

Article: Prostitution: the downside of UN presence in Uganda

Prostitution is rampant in Entebbe with UN personnel providing much of the demand and young girls being the supply. But the root cause remains youth unemployment.

Article: Cameroon end World Cup with a whimper

Three matches, three defeats, and Cameroon are out of the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil.

Video: My Song: Patience Musa's road to self-discovery

After going through disappointing relationships with friends and business partners, Zimbabwean jazz singer Patience Musa realized that in life you simply can’t completely trust everyone. 

Article: Ivory Coast still in running for World Cup

AllAfrica football analyst Nick Said thinks that The Elephants still stand a chance of making it to the second round of the football World Cup in Brazil. In the last group game, Ivory Coast take on Greece.

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