Publication: Radio Netherlands

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DRC and Rwanda settle border issues

This week a team of experts from the DRC and Rwanda set out to demarcate their common land border by identifying the boundary stones, based on the data from a 1911 draft agreement between the two colonizing powers at the time, Belgium and Germany res ... [Published Radio Netherlands - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

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 living.By Michelle Chifamba, HarareTatenda ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

How Grace 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 Grace from Harare, Zimbabwe.Use your mouse to hover over the icons and read what Grace has to say about his native surfing ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Laurent Gbagbo and the Ice Bucket Challenge

Ivorian cartoonist Roland Polman tries to imagine what would happen if the former president of his country, Laurent Gbagbo, were to participate in this summer's craze: the Ice Bucket Challenge.The Ice Bucket Challenge involves dumping a bucket of ice ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

THE WORLD'S MOST LETHAL EPIDEMIC IS NOT EBOLA, IT'S THIS…

The spread of Ebola across West Africa is sad and shocking, but there's something far worse going on according to Ikenna. And that's how fast the BLAME for the disease is spreading. And whilst everyone focuses on blaming one another, the virus continues ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Using photo therapy to exorcise violence in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, with presidential elections coming up next year, violence threatens to re-emerge. In order to avoid violence like that of the 2011 post-election crisis ever happening again, Ivorian photographer Barnus Sevi Gbekide is showing the photos ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

To spank or not to spank?

Spanking or corporal punishment has been a part of African culture for as long as people remember. Today opinions in Africa are divided on whether spanking is helpful or harmful to children.  Some who carry out corporal punishment claim to do so for ideological, ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan: Who’s keeping the war going?

With as many as 1.5 million people displaced by conflict and a worsening humanitarian situation, South Sudan's former Vice President Riek Machar has turned down President Salva Kiir's latest peace offer – to incorporate the rebel leader into a transitional ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

THE WORST AFRICAN CHARITY APPEAL VIDEO. EVER.

South Sudan is expected to experience one of the worst famines of all time in Africa. But because the situation there is not yet, technically, a famine according to United Nations rules, and rather a hunger 'crisis', none of the Western global media seem ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

How to stop Ebola from spreading?

The Ebola virus continues to claim lives in West Africa. According to the latest statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO), there are 1,848 cases reported with 1,013 deaths. The countries in the region and the international community are trying ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

My Song: Walking away from the love of your life

When Zimbabwean R&B singer Nyasha Timbe ’s girlfriend left for the UK, he felt somewhat abandoned. For two years they held on strong, calling each other almost every day and trying to maintain their relationship. But in the third year, Nyasha started ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 14 2014]
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First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Zimbabwe opposition politics out of touch with the youth

The shortfalls exhibited by Zimbabwe’s opposition parties have only served to discourage youths from participating in politics. The opposition should rejuvenate and reassure the youths that a new political order remains the only viable route to a better ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 13 2014]

Quotes

Lina: "Personally I advocate for spanking, I usually do it myself. It’s a way of ensuring that [my son] knows good and bad.  Every time I was about to do something wrong I would remember the pain and I’ll be like: okay, just stick to the rules."
..."Our nutrition centre was flooded," she said, "meaning malnourished children and their mothers did not get any support that day."
Cartoonist  Damien Glez draws a parallel between AIDS and Ebola. He explains: "What is striking is the change in behaviour that is caused by the fear of Ebola.  And the fact that we make the parallel with AIDS, but with transmission modes that are less controllable."
Cartoonist Khalid Albaih has two visions of the problem. On Facebook he said: "#SouthSudan people may face famine while the government buys weapons worth $14.5 million from #China."

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DRC and Rwanda settle border issues [Published Radio Netherlands - 12 hours ago]
Making a living in Zimbabwe by smuggling second... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 28 2014]
How Grace in Zimbabwe surfs the web [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 27 2014]
Laurent Gbagbo and the Ice Bucket Challenge [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 24 2014]
THE WORLD'S MOST LETHAL EPIDEMIC IS NOT EBOLA, ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 23 2014]
Using photo therapy to exorcise violence in Ivo... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 21 2014]
To spank or not to spank? [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 20 2014]
South Sudan: Who’s keeping the war going? [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 19 2014]
THE WORST AFRICAN CHARITY APPEAL VIDEO. EVER. [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 17 2014]
How to stop Ebola from spreading? [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 16 2014]
My Song: Walking away from the love of your life [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 14 2014]
Zimbabwe opposition politics out of touch with ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 13 2014]
Teaching science in the Ugandan countryside [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 11 2014]
South Sudan famine [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 09 2014]
AFRICA'S MOST FEARLESS REPORTER!? [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 09 2014]
Circumcision in Zimbabwe: 'I don't want my item... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 07 2014]
How Ale in South Sudan surfs the web [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 06 2014]
My Song: Working ‘the field’ to reap the benefi... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 05 2014]
Young Burundian ex-hacker with a genial idea [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 05 2014]
Ugandan gay rights activist: "On paper I'm a cr... [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 04 2014]
Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014 [Published Radio Netherlands - Aug 02 2014]
Stop the gay-bashing, Africa should focus on ot... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 30 2014]
Working ‘the field’ to reap the benefits of bei... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 29 2014]
Northern Nigeria: Looking back on the year 2000... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 28 2014]
'Freedom of the press' in Ethiopia [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 26 2014]
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]
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