Young Eritreans are forced into military and national service for many years – a situation critics say leads to human rights violations. It’s time for a shrewd specialist on sub-Saharan Africa to analyze the effects of the Eritrean government’s policy on its citizens… Cue What’s Up Africa’s first correspondent: Mollie Balogun, better known as Naija Runs Girl or, for this episode, Miss Versa Chi Chi.

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RNW producer Ikenna Azuike presents this weekly vlog on what’s hip, creative and making the news in the continent. He’s also always on the look-out for Africa’s innovators and cultural creatives, so if you have a hot tip.