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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
Second-hand clothes trade in the streets of Harare
Second-hand clothes trade in the streets of Harare
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Harare, Netherlands
Harare, Netherlands

Making a living in Zimbabwe by smuggling second-hand clothes

In Zimbabwe, where at least 450 people become unemployed every week, finding a formal job proves to be impossible for many youths. Some have resorted to smuggling second-hand clothes from Mozambique to make a
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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.

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.

Video highlights

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