Radio Netherlands Worldwide (Hilversum)

The Dutch public broadcaster's Africa service.


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  • Uganda: Speak Up! Shisha Swag in Kampala

    Shisha smoking shows a new type of swag in Uganda. Ask young Kampalans who can often be found smoking this tobacco product, also known as hookah, during an evening with friends. In... Read more »

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  • Uganda: Being a Lesbian in Uganda Now

    A month has passed since President Yoweri Museveni signed Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act. A blitz of reactions followed: donors withdrew millions of dollars in aid, while the... Read more »

March 26

March 25

  • Africa: Speak Up - Pills for Better Sex

    Young African men are using Viagra and other substances, like animal hormones, to boost their sexual performance. And often it's even when they don't really need them. So why are... Read more »

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  • Uganda: What's Beneath Miniskirt Ban?

    Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni late last month signed into law the anti-pornography bill that, among other things, criminalizes what it describes as "indecent show". After its... Read more »

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  • Africa: Speak Up - Why Boys Are Better

    Being born a girl or a boy can make a huge difference in your life. Even today, many Africans still prefer having male rather than female children. In this inaugural edition of... Read more »

February 27

  • Zimbabwe: Being Transgender in Zimbabwe

    At his 90th birthday celebration last week, President Robert Mugabe called on Zimbabweans not to "misuse" their sex organs. Statements such as these by the national leader have... Read more »

February 26

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