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A third of Zimbabwean women have experienced physical violence at the hands of their spouse or partner. (Pic: IRIN / Jaspreet Kindra)
From wife-beaters to peace-preachers: Tackling domestic abuse in Zimbabwe’s hinterland
October 28, 2014 Posted by :
Jairos Maruwe used to beat up his wife so badly he once knocked her unconscious and broke her arm. It landed him in jail at least once, ...
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(Pic: Flickr / Jordi Boixareu)
Cameroonian novelist signs million-dollar book deal
October 13, 2014 Posted by :
It is rumored that US publisher, Random House paid at least a million dollars each to secure the US rights to two novels – The Girls by Emma ...
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(Pic: Akona Kenqu)
Why we painted Jozi pink
August 28, 2014 Posted by :
I land in Johannesburg for the third time in four years.  I drive into the city guided by faint memory and intuition. I drive carefully but still ...
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Manthe Ribane models a Macdonald Mfolo creation. (Pic: Chris Saunders)
The larger-than-life puppetry of Macdonald Mfolo
August 20, 2014 Posted by :
The work of South African costumer and puppet maker Macdonald Mfolo caught our eye after a recent interview with Another Africa highlighted the large scale puppets he created as part of the collaborative ...
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The Makoko Floating School was built for the Makoko water community in Lagos. (Pic:  NLÉ / Iwan Baan)
Recognition for Nigerian architect’s ‘floating school’
August 19, 2014 Posted by :
Two years ago, a floating school in Lagos’s ‘floating’ slum of Makoko was labelled as ‘illegal’ by authorities who then threatened to demolish it. This year the school, which ...
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