Publication: Radio Netherlands

First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Ebola threatens food security in West Africa

The widespread outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, which has resulted in over 4,500 deaths so far, is also threatening to trigger a food crisis in the three countries already plagued by poverty and hunger.By Talif DeenDr Shenggen Fen, director-general of ... [Published Radio Netherlands - 8 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Nigerians getting their read on

Despite the great promise in new forms of media and the proliferation of new avenues of self-expression, many people overlook the fact that a great number of young Africans remain illiterate. They cannot fully participate in the conversations of their ... [Published Radio Netherlands - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda’s anti-gay law: gone, but not forgotten

On August 1, Uganda’s Supreme Court struck down the anti-homosexuality law on a technicality. The decision provided some much needed relief to the embattled LGTB-community. But the issue might just reappear in years to come whenever politicians need a ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

My Song: Fed up with Senegalese society

Fed up with what a group of young Senegalese describe as the state of mind of their society being one of 'defeat', they decided to start a collective called Y'en a Marre, meaning ‘we are fed up’. Although they came from all walks of life - a mishmash ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 26 2014]
Entities: Senegal, Twitter
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Public display of affection? Not in Africa

At the beginning of the new academic year, the University of Zimbabwe issued a list of 'misconducts that attract immediate eviction from halls of residence'. Number 4 on the list: 'Caught in intimate position (kissing or having sex in public places).In ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

My Song: Liza Kamizazi’s gift to Rwanda’s next generation

When Rwandan singer Liza Kamikazi was about to adopt a baby boy, she was thinking about what kind of advice to give him, once she would be able to call him her son. Liza decided to pen down her words and write a song entitled ‘Mwanawa’, which translates ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 24 2014]
Entities: Rwanda, Twitter
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Zimbabwean girls embrace technology for change

Massive riseThe Zimbabwean National statistics for 2012 show that the number of women who enrolled in the faculties of engineering, computer science and science technology at university have increased by at least 50 percent from 2009 to 2012.The digital ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Fatou Bensouda and the Uncle Tom syndrome

On the blog beatSunny 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 ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Abidjan or The Hague?

Simone Gbagbo, the wife of the former president of Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, is on trial in her home country. She is charged not only with acts prejudicial to the security of the state, but also with genocide.Meanwhile her husband is currently awaiting ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

What if a Rwandan husband were to take his wife’s surname?

In Rwanda, if the new ‘law governing persons and families’ is proclaimed, a husband will be able to take his wife’s surname. The Lower House of Parliament has just voted in favour of amendments to this law which would permit a person to take on his or ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Liza Kamizazi’s gift to Rwanda’s next generation

When Rwandan singer Liza Kamikazi was about to adopt a baby boy, she was thinking about what kind of advice to give him, once she would be able to call him her son. Liza decided to pen down her words and write a song entitled ‘Mwanawa’, which translates ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 19 2014]
Entities: Rwanda, Twitter
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Kissing cops

Three police officers in Tanzania got the sack after a photo of two of them kissing, which was posted on social media, went viral.Asumba Mwasumbi and Veronic Mdeme were fired on the grounds of gross misconduct in the course of duty. Fadhiri Linga’s contract ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 18 2014]

Quotes

...Number 4 on the list: "Caught in intimate position (kissing or having sex in public places)."
In Njonjo Mue's words, the president  "sat subdued in court, expressionless and mute, as if dutifully playing the lead role in a pantomime." Honestly, I have little to say about his demeanour. He just seemed a bit wound up...
"Normally you shoot a bullet and then you hit. The ICC shot a bullet, and now the bullet is flying around and going nowhere" said Mureu’s at today’s status conference. He also indicated that he will be flying back home with Kenyatta
"I draw because I want to say something. My drawings are my tools" says the Tanzanian-born cartoonist

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Ebola threatens food security in West Africa [Published Radio Netherlands - 8 hours ago]
Nigerians getting their read on [Published Radio Netherlands - 21 hours ago]
Uganda’s anti-gay law: gone, but not forgotten [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 27 2014]
My Song: Fed up with Senegalese society [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 26 2014]
Public display of affection? Not in Africa [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 25 2014]
My Song: Liza Kamizazi’s gift to Rwanda’s next ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 24 2014]
Zimbabwean girls embrace technology for change [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 23 2014]
Fatou Bensouda and the Uncle Tom syndrome [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 22 2014]
Abidjan or The Hague? [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 21 2014]
What if a Rwandan husband were to take his wife... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 20 2014]
Liza Kamizazi’s gift to Rwanda’s next generation [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 19 2014]
Kissing cops [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 18 2014]
Kenyans behaving badly at the ICC [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 17 2014]
Working for the Chinese in Zimbabwe [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 15 2014]
“Love overcomes racial discrimination” [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 13 2014]
Kenyatta’s Hague speech: “God bless Kenya, God ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 11 2014]
My Song: N'kash the fearless albino rapper [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 09 2014]
Kenyatta's massive ICC entourage [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 08 2014]
So what if President Uhuru goes to The Hague! [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 07 2014]
Ugandan government labels youth unemployment ca... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 06 2014]
My Song: Facing the roaring lion [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 05 2014]
World Animal Day [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 04 2014]
Pregnant Ugandan student cries foul over suspen... [Published Radio Netherlands - Oct 01 2014]
Who owns Kenya? [Published Radio Netherlands - Sep 30 2014]
Ebola reveals the dark side of Africa’s infrast... [Published Radio Netherlands - Sep 24 2014]
Climate change: a semblance of a solution in Ne... [Published Radio Netherlands - Sep 24 2014]
Women’s freedom of speech: old challenges, new ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Sep 23 2014]
Back to school: roll calls in Africa and Gaza [Published Radio Netherlands - Sep 22 2014]
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