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Customers browsing the web on tablets. (AFP)
World’s first tablet cyber café opens in Senegal
June 10, 2013 Posted by :
Among the washer women, carpenters, busy waiters and squabbling children sweltering under the midday sun on this dusty Dakar street, an internet revolution is taking place in ...
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Sulphur and mineral salt formations are seen near Dallol in the Danakil Depression, northern Ethiopia April 22 2013. (Pic: Reuters)
A new road for Ethiopia’s ancient salt trade
June 4, 2013 Posted by :
Abdu Ibrahim Mohammed was 15 years old when he began trekking with caravans of camels to collect salt in a sun-blasted desert basin of north Ethiopia that ...
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Nigeria’s creative dotcom entrepreneurs
May 30, 2013 Posted by :
In Nigeria, internet shopping is not all that it might seem. Take Sheffy Bello-Osagie’s recent purchase of a hair product. Instead of punching in her card details ...
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How SpongeBob SquarePants became a hit in Egypt
May 28, 2013 Posted by :
Stroll the streets of central Cairo today, and two faces stand out. The first is a symbol of resistance; Jika, a teenage protester shot dead late last ...
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Farmers tend newly planted trees  Kimahuri, Kenya. (AFP)
Kenya’s ambitious urban farmers
May 22, 2013 Posted by :
“You need to cut your nails if you want to be involved in this kind of work,” Jairus, the experienced farmer and caretaker, said disapprovingly. This was ...
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