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A 16-year-old domestic worker in Harare
A 16-year-old domestic worker in Harare
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Harare, Zimbabwe
Harare, Zimbabwe

A 16-year-old domestic worker in Harare

It’s not uncommon for poverty-stricken youth in rural Zimbabwe to find work as housemaids and gardeners in the city. While urban households thrive on the affordable services, these young domestic workers
Members of the White Army, a South Sudanese anti-government militia, attend a rally in Nasir on April 14, 2014.
Members of the White Army, a South Sudanese anti-government militia, attend a rally in Nasir on April 14, 2014.
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Juba, South Sudan
Juba, South Sudan

South Sudan dictates media coverage of conflict

“Don’t interview rebels,” South Sudan’s Information Minister Michael Makuei Lueth told reporters. Press freedom is under fire in Africa’s youngest country, where a conflict between
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Article: How Evelyn in Nigeria 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 Evelyn from Lagos, Nigeria.

Article: Mugabe's warm welcome for first Zimbabwean Olympic skier

For the first time ever, Zimbabweans will be represented in the Winter Olympics. This is thanks to Luke Steyn, a 20-year-old Alpine skier who war born in Harare and grew up in Switzerland. 

Article: My Song: Lion Story battle Burundi's injustices with reggae

Over the years, Lion Story have become a veritable megaphone for the people of Burundi. Loved by their fans and hated by the authorities, the group uses reggae to loudly say what many others hush up.

BILL GATES ON AID
Netherlands Netherlands Article: BILL GATES ON AID

Article: BILL GATES ON AID

Bill Gates just published his annual 'Gates Letter' dispelling the "myths" about foreign aid. Ikenna thinks Bill's s views are uncannily similar to the Microsoft approach to business.

Former ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo before his interview with The Hague Trials Kenya
Netherlands Netherlands Article: Ocampo Exclusive

Article: Ocampo Exclusive

Last month Luis Moreno Ocampo gave his first media interview on the Kenyan trials since leaving office at the International Criminal Court, where he held the position of chief prosecutor from 2003 to 2012.

Article: The Hague that's many miles away from the Netherlands

After the ICC Office of the Prosecutor initiated investigations in Kenya, the names of key court personalities started cropping up across the nation. Suddenly, children were being called Ekaterina and Luis Moreno.

Article: Heroes' Day in Rwanda: An ode to the giants who got me home

1 February marked Rwanda’s 19th National Heroes Day. Our blogger in Kigali reflects on its very personal meaning for him. By Sunny Ntayombya, Kigali

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 highlights

PASTOR AZUIKE & MRS OBIBI
Naija's most extrovert evangelical preacher, Pastor Azuike, hits the...
My Song: Kuku pleads for Goodluck Jonathan's compassion
Nigerian musician Kuku remembers watching news coverage of Occupy...