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.
Monday, 07-28-14, 11:35'Naked and Afraid' Filmed in Namibia[Namibian]The American reality television series 'Naked and Afraid' has filmed a recent episode in Namibia. Each programme pairs two new contestants - a man and a woman - and places them in harsh environments where they have to survive off the land for 21 days without any clothing.
Monday, 07-28-14, 11:35Burying Ebola's Victims in Sierra Leone[IFRC]They are all young men, in their early twenties who, just a few short weeks ago, would have been studying, going to work at a construction site, or ferrying passengers around on their taxi motorbikes.
Monday, 07-28-14, 11:30Nation's Dismal Human Rights Record Just Got Worse[HRW]Swaziland's deteriorating human rights record just got worse today, when a court sentenced a human rights lawyer and an editor to two years in prison - all because they spoke out against the country's chief justice.