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Tuesday 16 September  
Nigerian women demonstrate for the girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram
Nigerian women demonstrate for the girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram
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Nairobi, Nigeria
Nairobi, Nigeria

Boko Haram threat dangerously exploited by elites

“In Nigeria, where pursuit of power regularly trumps a sense of responsibility to the citizenry, Boko Haram is used as a political football to score cynical personal and partisan goals.” * The
Blind high school teacher Jacob Gwenanguruwe
Blind high school teacher Jacob Gwenanguruwe
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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Blind Zimbabwean teacher: “My ears are my eyes”

The blind Zimbabwean high school teacher Jacob Gwenanguruwe is one of the first disabled educators in the country to teach abled-bodied students. “When the kids are making noise I can figure out the
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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.

Article: Second chances: A former street kid's tale

You can see them in almost any city in Africa, children who live on the streets. They’re dirty, they’re rude and they scavenge in the dustbins.

Article: Is it really a 'World' Cup when women don’t have the same opportunities?

Many are waiting with bated breath for 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil when 352 men will compete for a whooping US$35 million in prize money.

Article: My Song: Hope Masike and the importance of being thankful

It’s something we as human beings sometimes forget to do: saying thank you to someone we appreciate in our lives. Her Christian faith has made Zimbabwean singer Hope Masike realize the importance of being thankful.

Article: Ghana is Africa’s best hope in tough world cup pool

In the fourth and last profile of Africa's World Cup contenders in Brazil, football analyst Nick Said looks at the Ghanaian team. “Ghana is regarded the strongest of the African qualifiers for Brazil."

“But I want the Western school. It is universal, it is knowledge, it is life – the same life you take without remorse.”
Netherlands Netherlands Article: Open letter to Boko Haram

Article: Open letter to Boko Haram

We received this letter addressed to the group Boko Haram from an African woman.

Video highlights

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