The Wor(l)d is a series of short videos featuring spoken-word artists from around the world. Each week, RNW provides a space for young poets and rappers to share their take on our themes. In this series, our
Last month the International Criminal Court (ICC) handed down the second verdict in its 10-year history: not guilty to Congolese militia leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, who had been charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes relating
Did the Egyptian revolution help or hinder women’s rights? That was the latest question in RNW Arabic’s 360 Degrees project, organised in partnership with Cartoon Movement and media partners in the Arab region.
“What’s going to happen on January 25th?”, “Will there be a second revolution against the Brotherhood ?” These questions are being asked by many Egyptians as the country prepares for the second anniversa
Abdel Shakur no longer sees any meaning in life. Since he and his wife divorced four months ago, she has moved to another city and refuses to let him see his children, in what he says is an attempt to blackmail him.
Voodoo remains an integral part of African culture. Although the traditional religion has its critics, it also has fervent followers in Benin – some of whom are as young as they are devoted.
By Razzack Saïzonou, Porto-Novo