Publication: Radio Netherlands

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

'Freedom of the press' in Ethiopia

Nine Ethiopian journalists and bloggers, who had been arrested in April, have been charged with terrorism for having links with the US-based Ginbot 7 opposition movement , and for planning attacks. Ginbot 7 is considered a terrorist organisation in E ... [Published Radio Netherlands - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

How Godfrey in Zimbabwe 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 Godfrey from Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe.Use your mouse to hover over the icons and read what Godfrey has to say about his native ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

I'm in love with my teacher

Teachers and high school students are having romantic relationships, whether we want it or not. The question is: is it a bad thing when teachers and their pupils are in love with each other? And should something be done about it?In this week's edition ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda’s white-collar motorcycle taxi drivers

Ugandan authorities are grappling with a new kind of problem: school teachers dodging classes to operate a motorcycle taxi business.By Joseph Elunya, BukudeaMore and more teachers – among the worst paid civil servants in Uganda – are trying to make an ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Super Malala in Nigeria

This week, Malala Yousafza visited Nigeria in support of the school girls that were kidnapped by Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram three months ago, and their parents. The name Boko Haram is often translated as ‘Western education is sin’.Malala, 17, ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Making a living as a Zimbabwean poet

Poetry in ZimbabweZimbabwe has a rich oral tradition and, historically, poetry was the medium for expressing genuine and heartfelt sentiments of appreciation, homage and gratitude for any commendable action done by someone for someone else.Zimbabwean ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

How Novo 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 Novo from Egbeda in Nigeria.Use your mouse to hover over the icons and read what Novo has to say about his native surfing habitat. ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: Surfing, Nigeria, Habitat
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

My Song: Dropping rhymes to promote girl power

At age 7, Congolese rapper Oracle lost her father and was forced to leave her parental home in Kinshasa. She moved in with her cousin in Bandundu, 250 kilometres to the northeast. Once there, she found herself in a difficult situation.[embedded conte ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 16 2014]
Entities: Kinshasa, Twitter
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

I infiltrated a ruthless ring of human smugglers

It's 5 p.m. in Zimbabwe and I’m at an infamous taxi rank in Bulawayo, the second largest city in the country. I had made the crazy decision to join a group of ‘border jumpers’ and illegally cross into South Africa.For years, I heard spine-chilling stories ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Zimbabwean women with a keen eye for the ball

Photographer Angela Jimu documented how women in Harare, Zimbabwe watched the 2014 FIFA World Cup.By Angela Jimu, HarareA visit to a home in Belvedere suburb on 15 June 2014Since the winter season has started, many families in Zimbabwe watch the football ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 13 2014]
Entities: Zimbabwe, Harare, Sport
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Life after Kony

If you lost all the members of your family to war, do you think you could ever pick up your life again? And how would you do that?In this week’s Speak UP!, Rogers Bishop, a young man from northern Uganda who lost seven members of his family in the conflict ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan's birthday cake

Today it’s three years ago that the world’s youngest country was born. After decades of struggle, during which an estimated 1.9 million people died, South Sudan broke away from Sudan to become independent. But peace didn’t  last long.Violence in broke ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 09 2014]

Quotes

..."Anyone who is seen and acting within this terrorist network will be eligible for the course of law," he told reporters. "When you put yourself into this network and you try to become a blogger, don't think that you are going to escape from the Ethiopian government.”"
The president, however, saw it differently. His spokesperson told reporters: "The president has habits, he meditates and they know it, and still they go out and say he was sleeping. The suspension should not be permanent. It's temporary, to make them think."
Domestic violence in Nigeria: "I’m only with him because of (…) our children, I don't feel anything for him."

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'Freedom of the press' in Ethiopia [Published Radio Netherlands - 8 hours ago]
How Godfrey in Zimbabwe surfs the web [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 25 2014]
I'm in love with my teacher [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 23 2014]
Uganda’s white-collar motorcycle taxi drivers [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 22 2014]
Super Malala in Nigeria [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 19 2014]
Making a living as a Zimbabwean poet [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 18 2014]
How Novo in Nigeria surfs the web [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 17 2014]
My Song: Dropping rhymes to promote girl power [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 16 2014]
I infiltrated a ruthless ring of human smugglers [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 14 2014]
Zimbabwean women with a keen eye for the ball [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 13 2014]
Uganda: Life after Kony [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 10 2014]
South Sudan's birthday cake [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 09 2014]
Foreigners in the DRC [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 05 2014]
"Third term for DRC President Kabila will wreak... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 04 2014]
My Song: The life lessons of Prudence Katomeni ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 01 2014]
Meditating presidents [Published Radio Netherlands - Jun 28 2014]
YOWERI MUSEVENI MEDITATING NOT SLEEPING! [Published Radio Netherlands - Jun 27 2014]
Unfolding humanitarian disaster in Zimbabwe [Published Radio Netherlands - Jun 26 2014]
Domestic violence in Nigeria: 'I’m only with h... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jun 25 2014]
Prostitution: the downside of UN presence in Ug... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jun 24 2014]
My Song: Patience Musa's road to self-discovery [Published Radio Netherlands - Jun 23 2014]
DRAGONS' DEN (BOKO HARAM EDITION) [Published Radio Netherlands - Jun 20 2014]
World Refugee Day [Published Radio Netherlands - Jun 20 2014]
Young drug addicts in Zimbabwe [Published Radio Netherlands - Jun 18 2014]
"What's wrong with an African Spring?" [Published Radio Netherlands - Jun 17 2014]
Serge Aurier a big plus for Ivorian side [Published Radio Netherlands - Jun 16 2014]
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