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Youth bulge: A public billboard in Uganda urges young people to have smaller families.

Wangui Kimari makes the case that the youth discourse in Africa has patronizing,...

Musa Fata's social media feed shows a life of ease and abundance.

Sophia Seymour and Daisy Squires shine a light on Musa...

FeesMustFall: Protesters celebrate the removal of a statue of Cecil Rhodes from the University of Cape Town.

South Africa’s first post-apartheid generation has come of age. And they’re not happy with the way the ANC...

Maasai activists are hopeful that they will return to traditional grazing grounds lost to big-game trophy hunters, ...

Mozambique

Meet the non-profit art group trying to end violence against women in Mozambique. By Rebecca Cooke.

Burundi

The story of Radio Inzamba, daring to report on human rights abuses, told by Giedre Steikunaite.

Plunge

NI reviews Fever Ray’s Plunge; Toto Bona Lokua’s Bondeko.

Marie-Josee, 78, has been a potter all her life. Despite being visually impaired, she has a permanent twinkle in her eye. At the mention of kunyaza, Marie-Josee’s eyes shine even brighter and she roars with laughter. Photo by Thomas Lewton

Rwanda tops global gender equality tables. Can a traditional sexual practice help explain why? Alice McCool...

Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, attends the 12th African Union Summit Feb. 2, 2009 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Mugabe Legacy

Reporting from Zimbabwe, Nhau Mangirazi examines the legacy of nearly four decades of Mugabe rule.

The end for Robert Mugabe? A look at the Zimbabwe coup. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jesse B. Awalt/Released

With tanks on the streets and rumours in newspapers, Nhau Mangirazi reports from Zimbabwe.

Nubian resistance: A Nubian man on a camel.

In the wake of the tragic loss, Mohammed Elnaiem looks back at years of resistance.

Ras Gareth Prince, the Rastafarian lawyer fighting for Cannabis legalization – cannabis freedom – in South Africa.

Alice McCool meets the Rastafarian lawyer fighting for cannabis freedom.

I Am Not a Witch, by Rungano Nyoni; Menashe, by Joshua Z Weinstein.

Nick Dowson reports on Brexit’s impact on some Global South economies.

Smoke and Mirrors: an immersive multimedia project about the environmental and social crisis of cooking smoke.

An immersive feature reveals Malawi’s health and environmental crisis. Ingrid Gercama and Nathalie...

Somaliland

Despite its ‘exceptional’ peace and stability, Somaliland remains fragile, says Claire Elder.

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