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Saturday 19 April  
What's Up Africa
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AFRICAN UNION HOLIDAY RESORT

For many people, despite huge economic growth across the continent, the African Union is not doing enough to tackle the challenges facing Africans today. It's almost as if Africa's leaders treat the
Kenyan journalists demonstrate against a proposed media bill in Nairobi, Kenya.
Kenyan journalists demonstrate against a proposed media bill in Nairobi, Kenya.
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Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa

Report: media freedom in Africa under challenge

The executive director of the International Press Institute (IPI), Alison Bethel McKenzie, delivered a wide-ranging report on press freedom in the world to the institute's world congress in Cape Town
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Article: Quail eggs in Africa: quack or quick?

Cartoonist Ogo Ubabukoh says about this cartoon: "Recently, some fastidious Africans have marketed quail eggs and meat as wonder drugs against all kinds of sicknesses.

Article: My Song: The life lessons of a bad relationship

Zimbabwean singer Tererai Mugwadi was happily in love until she discovered her boyfriend was cheating on her. Then she got word that the other woman died in a car accident.

Article: How Gortel 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 Gortel in Juba, South Sudan.

Video: DRUG WAR IN AFRICA!

Take cover, there's a big, bad war breaking out in Africa! Western drug companies AKA Big Pharma are finding new markets where they can keep raking in huge profits.

Article: Being gay in Nigeria now

When President Goodluck Jonathan signed Nigeria’s Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act earlier this month, human rights groups around the world cried outrage. But how do homosexuals in Nigeria feel?

Article: JAPAN VS CHINA IN AFRICA

How do you win the affection of Africa? Ask Japan and China, two contestants on an epic new dating show presented by your host-with-the most, Naija's international love machine D'Lanre (AKA Ikenna Azuike).

Article: At Davos, Western stars give Africa a push

This week, business and political bigwigs gathered in Davos for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting.

Video: Ugandan rapper Burney MC's own walk to work

In April 2011, when Ugandans began ditching their cars and public transport to protest disputed elections and rising food and gas prices, Burney MC was getting inspired.

Article: How Givemore in Zimbabwe 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 Givemore from Harare, Zimbabwe.

Article: How can young Ivorians fund their entrepreneurial dreams?

Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara has recently committed to creating one million jobs for his country’s youth. But not all young Ivoirians will find meaningful labour.

Video highlights

WHAT DO NIGERIANS THINK OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE PROHIBITION?
In a brand-new segment, What’s Up Africa hits the streets to ask the...
AFRICAN UNION HOLIDAY RESORT
For many people, despite huge economic growth across the continent, the...
My Song: Mista Poa's dreams for a better DR Congo
Eastern DRC has long been wrought by armed conflicts, killing and...
PASTOR AZUIKE & MRS OBIBI
Naija's most extrovert evangelical preacher, Pastor Azuike, hits the...