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Africa in 2030: Video games, eco-buildings, robotics and cycling
January 6, 2015 Posted by :
As 2015 starts, it is as good a time as any to look to the future – the next 15 to 25 years in Africa. Today, a combination ...
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A boy plays near the site of 44 Nubian pyramids of kings and queens in the ruins of the ancient city of Meroë. (Pic: Reuters)
Sudan: Pyramids, souqs and Gaddafi’s hotel in the land tourism forgot
December 11, 2014 Posted by :
The fine stone carving shows a wide-hipped Nubian queen triumphant over Romans and other foreign pretenders to her throne. Beyond the chapel are the remains of the ...
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DJInviZable (Pic: Mookho Makheta)
Lesotho’s Kome Caves Festival: For the love of beer and music
December 2, 2014 Posted by :
Every summer, a new energy engulfs Maseru and its surrounding towns. There’s an influx of people who come around for the holiday season, and entertainment is in ...
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New choir brings opera to Mozambique
December 1, 2014 Posted by :
A dozen singers belt out Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle in a classroom at the Pedagogical University in Mozambique. The country has just two professional opera singers; this ...
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The MF 5610 and support vehicles for the trip to the South Pole. (Supplied)
Dutch adventurer heads to the South Pole after driving a tractor from Holland to Cape Town
November 12, 2014 Posted by :
After driving a tractor the length of Africa, Dutch adventurer Manon “Tractor Girl” Ossevoort is setting out to fulfill a decade-long dream of chugging her way to ...
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