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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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Video: DRAGONS' DEN (BOKO HARAM EDITION)

Boko Haram's attacks across Nigeria continue relentlessly. Their brazen kidnap of over 200 school girls from Chibok in northern Nigerian made headlines everywhere.

Article: World Refugee Day

Today is World Refugee Day. Established by the United Nations in 2001, World Refugee Day is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.

Article: Ivorian football is now a tool for political rehabilitation

In the last two decades, the successes and failures of the Ivorian national football team have become an established tool for the political leaders of Ivory Coast to strengthen their sagging reputations.

Article: Young drug addicts in Zimbabwe

In recent years, the use of drugs has been on the increase among youths in Africa.

Article: Second World Cup round looks long way off for Ghana

AllAfrica football analyst Nick Said looks at Ghana’s chances of reaching the second stage of the football World Cup in Brazil. There isn’t much hope. “They could not have made a worse start.”

Article: "What's wrong with an African Spring?"

Africans have the right to protest, says Maina Kiai, the first United Nations special rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association. “We have the ability to change our governments peacefully.”

Article: Serge Aurier a big plus for Ivorian side

AllAfrica football analyst Nick Said looks at Africa’s first success at the football World Cup in Brazil. Ivory Coast defeated Japan on Sunday.

Article: World Cup: Will Africa be taken seriously?

African teams have historically not fared well in the FIFA Football World Cup, with the continent's best ever performance being Cameroon's quarter-final exit in 1990.

Video: THE FABULOUS LIFE OF PRESIDENT YAHYA JAMMEH OF GAMBIA

Politicians from Gambia's ruling party want to make their president, Yahya Jammeh, a king! It's a move that His Excellency, President Jammeh, backs.

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