Publication: Radio Netherlands

First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Passion of the African Christ

Many Christians just finished commemorating Holy Week, the days during which Jesus was crucified and died. Cartoonist Damien Glez imagined what the scene might have looked like had it occurred in contemporary Africa.Who is Glez?Franco-Burkinabé cartoonist ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

AFRICAN UNION HOLIDAY RESORT

For many people, despite huge economic growth across the continent, the African Union is not doing enough to tackle the challenges facing Africans today. It's almost as if Africa's leaders treat the organisation as their own private holiday resort - but ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Report: media freedom in Africa under challenge

- 5:00am | By (Photo: Daniel Irungu / EPA)More about:The executive director of the International Press Institute (IPI), Alison Bethel McKenzie, delivered a wide-ranging report on press freedom in the world to the institute's world congress in Cape Town ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

WHAT'S UP - Friday 18 April - Title to follow

IntroThis is just one of many episodes of What’s Up Africa. Watch them all on the  WUA YouTube channel .RNW producer Ikenna Azuike presents this weekly vlog on what's hip, creative and making the news in the continent. He's also always on the look-out ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

My Song: Mista Poa's dreams for a better DR Congo

Eastern DRC has long been wrought by armed conflicts, killing and displacing hundreds of thousands since the late 1990s. Why? Congolese singer Mista Poa points to ethnicity, suggesting it’s caused even more bloodshed than disagreements over mineral w ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Trauma still fresh for Rwanda's survivors of genocidal rape

Claudine Umuhoza’s son turned 19 this April 1. And while he may be one of at least thousands of children who were conceived during the Rwandan genocide, he’s not officially classified as a survivor of it. But his mother is .By Fabiola Ortiz, as published ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Rwanda, Rape
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rwanda's reconciliation and press freedom: a work in progress

Sunny Ntayombya is a journalist and blogger working with a Rwandan English newspaper. He has an avid interest in global socio-political affairs with a particular fascination for the issues besieging the African Great Lakes region. He lives in Kigali, ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Zimbabwe's urban farmers combat food insecurity - illegally

Residents in Bulawayo's high density urban suburbs have taken to farming vacant plots of land after last year’s unexpected rains, thereby cushioning themselves against rising food costs and insecurity. However, in Zimbabwe, urban farming in illegal.It ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Speak UP: Chop my money

They say money can’t buy you love. But in Nigeria, it can get you the flashy car, nice clothes and fancy meals that can be just as thrilling. Maybe that explains why young Nigerian women are going for richer, older married men or, as they call them, ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya's pastoralists show their green thumbs

For more than a decade Dima Wario from Rupa, a village in northern Kenya, escaped death and watched helplessly as many in his community died in a spate of natural disasters and fatal clashes over receding resources. Switching from pastoralism to farming ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Burundi's interethnic relations: a shift in perception

For Burundi's Hutus and Tutsis, past decades have been marked by civil wars and massacres. This antagonism has long made interethnic marriage almost impossible. But now a new generation is showing a change in perception…read more ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

To tell or not to tell? Ugandan teens and HIV disclosure

Silence is golden, it is said. But not for Constance Nansamba from Uganda, who paid a dear price for keeping silent about being HIV-positive and pregnant at age 18. Like Constance, many HIV-positive teenagers are struggling to disclose their status to ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: HIV/AIDS, Uganda, Sex, Kampala

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..."I will go to the city and try and find work," he says. "I don't know what I will do but I want to find a job that pays more money so I can live a good life."
The report goes on to say that "one possible reason is that northerners experienced the biggest change, namely from the strict rules of sharia law to a more relaxed, secular regime. Furthermore, persons displaced by the conflict – who were identified during the survey in both north and south – were the most likely to say that the country was back on the right' track."
"The region accounted for 48 of the 264 incidents in 2013," the review says. "Of these Nigerian pirates and armed robbers were responsible for 31 incidents, including two hijackings, 13 vessels boarded and 13 vessels fired upon. One crew member was killed and 36 kidnapped – the highest number of Nigerian kidnappings for five years."

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The Passion of the African Christ [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 19 2014]
AFRICAN UNION HOLIDAY RESORT [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 18 2014]
WHAT'S UP - Friday 18 April - Title to follow [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 18 2014]
Report: media freedom in Africa under challenge [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 18 2014]
My Song: Mista Poa's dreams for a better DR Congo [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 17 2014]
My Song - THURSDAY 17 April [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 17 2014]
Trauma still fresh for Rwanda's survivors of ge... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 17 2014]
Rwanda's reconciliation and press freedom: a wo... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 16 2014]
Zimbabwe's urban farmers combat food insecurity... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 16 2014]
Speak UP: Chop my money [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 15 2014]
Kenya's pastoralists show their green thumbs [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 15 2014]
To tell or not to tell? Ugandan teens and HIV d... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 14 2014]
Burundi's interethnic relations: a shift in per... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 14 2014]
Boko Haram's take on Palm Sunday [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 13 2014]
PASTOR AZUIKE & MRS OBIBI [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 11 2014]
Landmines kill hundreds of villagers in Zimbabwe [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 10 2014]
African youth don't fancy unglamorous farming [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 09 2014]
Two decades after genocide: which way have you ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 09 2014]
Speak UP! Shisha swag in Kampala [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 08 2014]
Mali: Big leap in confidence in country's future [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 08 2014]
Freedom of expression in Rwanda 20 years after ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 07 2014]
Interview: The Mozambican bishop who smashed gu... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 07 2014]
Young Rwandan poet with a message of courage an... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 06 2014]
What do Rwandans see when they're looking in th... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 05 2014]
South Africa: President Zuma denies accusations... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 04 2014]
My Song: Kuku pleads for Goodluck Jonathan's co... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 03 2014]
West Africa: Shipping industry calls for joint ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 03 2014]
DRC: A beautiful smile at all cost [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 02 2014]
Interview: Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirl... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 02 2014]
Ivory Coast's middle class: growing or disappea... [Published Radio Netherlands - Apr 01 2014]
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