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A woman and child sit in front of their stall in Sambizanga informal settlement outside the capital Luanda August on 28 2012. (Pic: Reuters)
Shopping malls: Signs of Angola’s rising middle-class
November 25, 2014 Posted by :
“It’s a great joy for Angolans,” says Luciano Manuel, nudging his trolley through a huge supermarket in the Angolan capital of Luanda. During almost 30 years of ...
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A medical worker checks his protective clothing  at an MSF facility in Kailahun, Sierra Leone. (Pic: AFP)
We’re falling into Ebola’s trap because we didn’t learn from the Aids epidemic
November 19, 2014 Posted by :
I can’t help but notice the similarities of the world’s reaction to Ebola today and to Aids 30 years ago. When Aids first appeared in the early 1980s, ...
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The nutritional value of quail eggs is said to be about three times greater than chicken eggs. (Pic: Flickr / ilya)
Quail farming: The new ‘side hustle’ in Kenya
November 17, 2014 Posted by :
While Kenyans went about their daily lives, a flock of birds, hidden in plain view, fluttered onto our dinner plates and captured a nation’s imagination. Social media ...
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A woman passes a sign posted in an awareness campaign against the spread of Ebola in Freetown, Sierra Leone. (Pic: Reuters)
African business leaders step up to create $28.5m Ebola Fund
November 10, 2014 Posted by :
Saturday, November 8, was a landmark day for Africa’s battle against Ebola. African business leaders from a range of sectors joined the African Union (AU) and the ...
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Workers handle cashew nuts at a processing plant in Bouake. (Pic: Reuters)
Côte d’Ivoire, where money does grow on (cashew) trees
November 5, 2014 Posted by :
Forty years ago, Henri Kouakou was struggling to support his family farming a small plot outside Bondoukou, a dusty town in northeastern Côte d’Ivoire, when he first ...
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