2012-02-23 04:23:13'The Web is Very, Very, Very Powerful'[RNW Africa]
"I will vote for Wade, of course!" shouts Amadou, a young taxi driver, taking me to my hotel in downtown Dakar. "Wade has worked hard and that's how it works here." We drive past large posters of the various presidential candidates as Amadou points them out: Abdoulaye Wade, Macky Sall, Moustapha Niasse and Ousmane Tanor Dieng.
Friday, 12-06-13, 11:49Traditional Practices Promote the Exploitation of Girls[Gender Links]Antananarivo -Throughout Southern African there is a wealth of cultural diversity; of tradition, practice and ritual. Many cultural norms and values are positive and contribute to keeping traditions alive. There are however customs in place that contradict women's human rights.
Friday, 12-06-13, 11:41The European Commission's Problem With the Truth[Maka]Recently, on November 19, the president of the European Commission, Mr. José Manuel Barroso, instructed the European Union (E.U.) High Representative and vice-president of the Commission, Baroness Catherine Ashton, to respond on his behalf to queries on the detention of Angolan activist Nito Alves, a minor, and the charges brought against him.
Friday, 12-06-13, 11:30Chama, Kabwe to Miss Quarters?[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA skipper, Bronson Chama and Rodrick Kabwe are likely to miss Sunday's crucial GOtv CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup quarter-final match after accumulating two yellow cards each.
Friday, 12-06-13, 11:29Grazing Pitch![Times of Zambia]LET me start by congratulating the Zambia soccer team on reaching the quarter-finals at the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup currently underway in Kenya.