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Ralph Ziman’s ‘Ghosts': Yarned, beaded and dangerous
January 27, 2014 Posted by :
For his first solo series Ghosts, South African filmmaker and artist Ralph Ziman photographed Zimbabwean street vendors wielding handmade replicas of AK-47s which are adorned in traditional Shona-style beading. The multimedia ...
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Mick and Daniel. (Pic supplied)
How 3D printing is changing lives in South Sudan
January 13, 2014 Posted by :
In 2010, Mick Ebeling, founder of a company called Not Impossible, spearheaded the creation of the Eyewriter, eye-tracking glasses using open-source software, to allow paralysed people to ...
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(Pic: Flickr / Rob Allen)
Sex education on a street kerb
December 4, 2013 Posted by :
Between HIV prevalence statistics, child grants, polygamy, Ben 10s, sexual violence and the annual initiation-school deaths, the medical, moral and economic panics that swirl around black bodies ...
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(Pic: Flickr / hownowdesign)
Pay, pay and pay some more: Renting in Dar es Salaam
December 2, 2013 Posted by :
I was born and raised in Dar es Salaam. We locals call our city Bongo – a Swahili slang for brain,  and you need a sharp one ...
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Haile Gebrselassie celebrates after winning his third consecutive Vienna half marathon on April 14 2013. (Pic: AFP)
The Great Ethiopian Run: in the footsteps of Haile Gebrselassie
December 2, 2013 Posted by :
I am standing at the start line of the Great Ethiopian Run: not only the biggest race in Africa but one of the continent’s biggest talent-spotting contests. ...
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